spiral vein of modiolus

n.

A vein in the modiolus of the cochlea that is a tributary to the labyrinthine vein and the vein of the cochlear canal.

Nearby words

  1. spiral of archimedes,
  2. spiral organ,
  3. spiral spring,
  4. spiral staircase,
  5. spiral valve,
  6. spiral-bound,
  7. spirality,
  8. spiralize,
  9. spiralizer,
  10. spirally


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