cochlear labyrinth

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co·chle·ar lab·y·rinth

[TA]
the portion of the membranous labyrinth concerned with the sense of hearing (vs. the vestibular labyrinth, which is concerned with the sense of equilibration) and innervated by the cochlear nerve; it is located within the cochlea of the bony labyrinth, and consists of the cochlear duct, which contains the spiral organ.

coch·le·ar lab·y·rinth

(koklē-ăr labi-rinth) [TA]
Part of the membranous labyrinth concerned with the sense of hearing (vs. the vestibular labyrinth, which is concerned with the sense of equilibration) and innervated by the cochlear nerve.
Synonym(s): labyrinthus cochlearis [TA] , organ of hearing.

coch·le·ar lab·y·rinth

(koklē-ăr labi-rinth) [TA]
Part of membranous labyrinth concerned with hearing (vs. the vestibular labyrinth, which is concerned with equilibration) and innervated by the cochlear nerve.
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As the translucent (as far as colours are concerned neutral) nature of the crystalline humour in the pupil makes the pupil (objectively) receptive of the visual species, so the immobility of air makes the organ of hearing suitable for the (objective) reception of the audible species.
According to a report by BBC News, the research was part of an analysis in which scientists tested whether the length of the cochlear duct (part of the cochlea - the organ of hearing in animals, which lies in the inner ear) could be used to infer hearing ability in a group of modern birds and reptiles.