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modiolus

 [mo-di´o-lus]
the central pillar or columella of the cochlea.

mo·di·o·lus

, pl.

mo·di·o·li

(mō-dī'ō-lŭs, -ō-lī), Avoid the mispronunciation mo-dē-ō'lus.
1. The conic central core of spongy bone about which the spiral canal of the modiolus turns.
[L., the nave of a wheel]

modiolus

/mo·di·o·lus/ (mo-di´o-lus) the central pillar or columella of the cochlea.
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Modiolus in a cross-section through the axis of the cochlea.

modiolus

(mō-dī′ə-ləs)
n. pl. modio·li (-lī′)
The central, conical, bony core of the cochlea.

modiolus

a central column of bone around which the cochlea twists. Also called lamina of modiolus, spiral lamina.

mo·di·o·lus

, pl. modioli (mō-dī'ō-lŭs, -lī)
1. The central cone-shaped core of spongy bone about which the spiral canal of the cochlea turns.
2. Synonym(s): modiolus labii.
[L., the nave of a wheel]

mo·di·o·lus

, pl. modioli (mō-dī'ō-lŭs, -lī)
The central cone-shaped core of spongy bone about which the spiral canal of the cochlea turns.
[L., the nave of a wheel]

modiolus (mōdē´ōlus),

n a point distal to the corner of the oral cavity where several muscles of facial expression converge.

modiolus

the central pillar or columella of the cochlea.
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