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scala tympani

División en sílabas: sca·la tym·pa·ni
Pronunciación: /ˌskālə ˈtimpənē
 
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Definición de scala tympani en inglés:

sustantivo (plural scalae tympani /ˈskālē/)

Anatomy
The lower bony passage of the cochlea.
Example sentences
  • The organ of hearing (the organ of Corti) is located in the scala media (cochlear duct) of the inner ear and is separated from the underlying scala tympani by the basilar membrane.
  • The scala tympani uses both approaches, to different degrees in different lineages.
  • This process limits the recessus scalae tympani anteriorly (filled by sandstone).

Origen

early 18th century: from Latin, literally 'ladder of the tympanum'.

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