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tympanic surface of cochlear duct


Definition: the wall that separates the cochlear duct from the scala tympani; it consists of the osseous spiral lamina and the basilar membrane.

Synonym(s): paries tympanicus ductus cochlearisTA, membrana spiralis, spiral membrane, tympanic wall of cochlear duct

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