spiral canal of modiolus

n.

The space in the modiolus containing the spiral ganglion of the cochlea.

Nearby words

  1. spiral arm,
  2. spiral bandage,
  3. spiral bevel gear,
  4. spiral binding,
  5. spiral canal of cochlea,
  6. spiral casing,
  7. spiral crest,
  8. spiral fold of cystic duct,
  9. spiral fracture,
  10. spiral galaxy


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