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scala

 [ska´lah] (L.)
a ladderlike structure, especially any of various passages of the cochlea.
scala me´dia cochlear duct.
scala tym´pani the part of the cochlea below the spiral lamina.
scala vesti´buli the part of the cochlea above the spiral lamina.

sca·la

, pl.

sca·lae

(skā'lă, -lē),
One of the cavities of the cochlea winding spirally around the modiolus.
[L. a stairway]

scala

/sca·la/ (ska´lah) pl. sca´lae   [L.] a stairlike structure.
scala me´dia  cochlear duct.
scala tym´pani  the part of the cochlea below the lamina spiralis.
scala vesti´buli  the part of the cochlea above the lamina spiralis.

sca·la

, pl. scalae (skā'lă, -lē)
One of the cavities of the cochlea winding spirally around the modiolus.
[L. a stairway]

scala

pl. scalae [L.] a ladder-like structure, applied especially to various passages of the cochlea.

scala media
the cochlear duct: a space in the ear between Reissner's membrane and the basilar membrane.
scala tympani
the part of the cochlea below the spiral lamina.
scala vestibuli
the part of the cochlea above the spiral lamina.