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common modiolar vein


Definition: the vein running a spiral course in the modiolus of the cochlea; it is tributary to both the labyrinthine vein and the vein of the cochlear aqueduct.

Synonym(s): vena modioli communisTA, spiral vein of modiolus, vena spiralis modioli

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