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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sca·la

, pl.

sca·lae

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

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