Skip to Content

crest of round window


Definition: the edge of the opening of the cochlear window to which the secondary tympanic membrane is attached.

Synonym(s): crista fenestrae cochleaeTA, crest of cochlear opening, crest of fenestrae cochleae

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.