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]
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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.
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