arcuate zone

ar·cu·ate zone

the inner third of the basilar membrane of the cochlear duct extending from the tympanic lip of the osseous spiral lamina to the outer pillar cell of the spiral organ (of Corti).
Synonym(s): zona arcuata, zona tecta

ar·cu·ate zone

(ahrk'yū-ăt zōn)
The inner third of the basilar membrane of the cochlear duct extending from the tympanic lip of the osseous spiral lamina to the outer pillar cell of the spiral organ (organ of Corti).
Synonym(s): zona arcuata, zona tecta.

ar·cu·ate zone

(ahrk'yū-ăt zōn)
Inner third of the basilar membrane of the cochlear duct extending from tympanic lip of osseous spiral lamina to outer pillar cell of the spiral organ (of Corti).
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The larger arcuate zone is about four miles in diameter, concave to the south, and can be traced through 180 degrees of arc.
At El Acay, which covers more than 140 square km, large areas of intense alteration contain and surround a 2 km long, arcuate zone containing multiple gold and copper rock/soil geochemical anomalies reporting values of up to 0.
Drilling will be completed in two phases to test a 3 kilometre arcuate zone of gold-silver mineralization, within a larger 24 square kilometre area of hydrothermal alteration and volcanic breccia.
Reconnaissance surface sampling had previously identified an arcuate zone of disseminated mineralization 600 meters long by 150 meters wide.