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Medical Term:

stria vascularis of cochlear duct


Definition: the stratified epithelium lining the upper part of the ligamentum spirale cochleae; it is penetrated by capillaries and believed to be the site of production of endolymph.

Synonym(s): stria vascularis ductus cochlearisTA, psalterial cord, vascular stripe

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