vestibular membrane


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vestibular surface of cochlear duct

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the membrane separating the cochlear duct from the vestibular canal; it consists of squamous epithelial cells with microvilli toward the ductus, a basement membrane, and a thin layer of connective tissue toward the scala.
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ves·tib·u·lar mem·brane

(ves-tib'yū-lăr mem'brān)
That which separates the cochlear duct from the vestibular canal; it consists of squamous epithelial cells with microvilli toward the ductus, a basement membrane, and a thin layer of connective tissue toward the scala.
Synonym(s): Reissner membrane.
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Reissner,

Ernst, German anatomist, 1824-1878.
Reissner fiber - a rodlike, highly refractive fiber running caudally from the subcommissural organ throughout the length of the central canal of the brainstem and spinal cord.
Reissner membrane - separates the cochlear duct from the vestibular canal. Synonym(s): vestibular membrane
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