spiral vein of modiolus


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common modiolar vein

[TA]
the vein running a spiral course in the modiolus of the cochlea; it is tributary to both the labyrinthine vein and the vein of the cochlear aqueduct.

spi·ral vein of mo·di·o·lus

(spī'răl vān mō-dī'ō-lŭs)
The vein running a spiral course in the modiolus of the cochlea; it is tributary to both the labyrinthine vein and the vein of the cochlear canaliculus.