base of cochlea

base of co·chle·a

[TA]
the enlarged part of the cochlea that is directed posteriorly and medially and lies close to the internal acoustic meatus; planar surface underlying the basal turn of the cochlea.
Synonym(s): basis cochleae [TA]

base of co·chle·a

(bās koklē-ă) [TA]
Enlarged part of cochlea directed posteriorly and medially; lies close to the internal acoustic meatus; planar surface underlies basal turn of cochlea.