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Medical Term:

basal crest of cochlear duct


sharp extension of the central portion of the spiral ligament that continues as the basilar membrane.

Synonym(s): crista basalaris ductus cochlearisTA, crista spiralis ductus cochlearis, spiral crest of cochlear duct

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