spiral ligament of cochlear duct(redirected from spiral crest)
spiral ligament of cochlear duct[TA]
the thickened periosteal lining of the bony cochlea forming the outer wall of the cochlear duct to which the basal lamina attaches.
Synonym(s): ligamentum spirale ductus cochlearis [TA], crista spiralis, ligamentum spirale cochleae, spiral crest, spiral ligament of cochlea
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spi·ral lig·a·ment of coch·le·ar duct(spīrăl ligă-mĕnt koklē-ăr dŭkt) [TA]
Thickened periosteal lining of bony cochlea forming outer wall of cochlear duct to which basal lamina attaches.
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