Nuel space

(redirected from outer tunnel of the organ of Corti)

Nu·el space

(nē-el'),
an interval in the spiral organ (of Corti) between the outer pillar cells on one side and the phalangeal cells and hair cells on the other.

Nuel space

(noo-el′, nū-)
[Jean-Pierre Nuel, Belgian physician, 1847–1920]
The space in the organ of Corti between the outer pillar and the outer phalangeal cells (Deiters cells).

Nuel,

Jean P., Belgian ophthalmologist and otologist, 1847-1920.
Nuel space - an interval in the spiral organ (of Corti) between the outer pillar cells on one side and the phalangeal cells and hair cells on the other.
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