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tympanic lip of spiral limbus


Definition: the lower, long periosteal extension of the limbus laminae spiralis osseae that rests on the basilar lamina of the spiral organ (of Corti).

Synonym(s): labium limbi tympanicum limbi spiralis osseiTA, labium limbi tympanicum laminae spiralis ossei, tympanic labium of limbus of spiral lamina, tympanic lip of limbus of spiral lamina

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