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vestibular fissure of cochlea

 

Definition: a fine fissure in the lower part of the first turn of the cochlea, formed by a spiral lamina that projects from the outer wall of the cochlea but does not quite reach the osseous spiral lamina, thus leaving a narrow gap.

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