spiral ligament of cochleamedical dictionary

The thickened periosteal lining of the bony cochlea forming the outer wall of the cochlear duct to which the basal lamina attaches.

Synonyms: crista spiralis, ligamentum spirale cochleae, spiral crest.

(05 Mar 2000)

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