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vein of cochlear canaliculus


Definition: vein that drains the basal turn of the cochlea, the sacculus, and part of the utriculus, and empties into the superior bulb of the jugular vein by accompanying the perilymphatic duct (cochlear aqueduct) through the cochlear canaliculus.

Synonym(s): vein of cochlear aqueduct, vena aqueductus cochleae, vena canaliculi cochleae

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