common cochlear artery

common cochlear artery

[TA]
origin: as a terminal branch, with the anterior vestibular artery, of the labyrinthine artery; distribution: runs in the cochlear axis of modiolus serving the spiral ganglia; sends the proper cochlear artery to the cochlear duct and supplies the apical two turns of the spiral modiolar artery.
Synonym(s): arteria cochlearis communis [TA]

com·mon coch·le·ar ar·te·ry

(kom'ŏn kok'lē-ăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, as a terminal branch, with the anterior vestibular artery, of the labyrinthine artery; distribution, runs in the cochlear axis of modiolus serving the spiral ganglia; sends the proper cochlear artery to the cochlear duct and supplies the apical two turns of the spiral modiolar artery.
Synonym(s): arteria cochlearis communis [TA] .

com·mon coch·le·ar ar·te·ry

(kom'ŏn kok'lē-ăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin: as a terminal branch, with the anterior vestibular artery, of the labyrinthine artery; distribution: runs in the cochlear axis of modiolus serving the spiral ganglia; sends the proper cochlear artery to the cochlear duct and supplies the apical two turns of the spiral modiolar artery.
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The cochlea, saccule, and posterior canal are supplied by the common cochlear artery, while the utricle and anterior and horizontal canals are supplied by the anterior vestibular artery.