Definition of Cochlea. Meaning of Cochlea. Synonyms of Cochlea

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Definition of Cochlea

Cochlea
Cochlea Coch"le*a, n. [L., a snail, or snail shell, Gr. ? a snail, fr. ? a shellfish with a spiral shell.] (Anat.) An appendage of the labyrinth of the internal ear, which is elongated and coiled into a spiral in mammals. See Ear.

Meaning of Cochlea from wikipedia

- The cochlea is the part of the inner ear involved in hearing. It is a spiral-shaped cavity in the bony labyrinth, in humans making 2.75 turns around its...
- modiolus is a conical shaped central axis in the cochlea. The modiolus consists of spongy bone and the cochlea turns approximately 2.75 times around the central...
- located within the spiral organ of Corti on the thin basilar membrane in the cochlea of the inner ear. They derive their name from the tufts of stereocilia...
- nerve. The cochlear nerve carries auditory sensory information from the cochlea of the inner ear directly to the brain. The other portion of the vestibulocochlear...
- signals, electronics, and an array of electrodes which is placed into the cochlea, which stimulate the cochlear nerve. The surgical procedure is performed...
- of the ear medial to the eardrum, and distal to the oval window of the cochlea (of the inner ear). The mammalian middle ear contains three ossicles, which...
- skull with a system of p****ages comprising two main functional parts: The cochlea, dedicated to hearing; converting sound pressure patterns from the outer...
- structural element within the cochlea of the inner ear which separates two liquid-filled tubes that run along the coil of the cochlea, the scala media and the...
- organ, is the receptor organ for hearing and is located in the mammalian cochlea. This highly varied strip of epithelial cells allows for transduction of...
- Cochlea /ˈkoʊkliə/ is Latin for “snail, s**** or ****” and originates from the Gr**** word κοχλίας kokhlias. The modern definition, the auditory portion...