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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