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spiral prominence of cochlear duct

 

Definition: a projecting portion of the spiral ligament of the cochlea, bounding the lower edge of the stria vascularis and containing within it a blood vessel, the vas prominens.

Synonym(s): prominentia spiralis ductus cochlearisTA

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