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Medical Term:

lamina of modiolus of cochlea


a bony plate, the continuation of the modiolus and of the septum between the convolutions of the spiral canal of the cochlea extending upward toward the cupola, forming with the hamulus the helicotrema.

Synonym(s): lamina modioli cochleaeTA, plate of modiolus

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