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Corti tunnel

Pronunciation: kor'te

Definition: the spiral canal in the organ of Corti, formed by the outer and inner pillar cells or rods of Corti; it is filled with fluid and occasionally crossed by nonmedullated nerve fibers.

Synonym(s): Corti canal

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