Scala Vestibuli Definition

The uppermost of the three divisions of the spiral cavity winding around the modiolus of the cochlea in the inner ear. It is filled with perilymph and receives vibrations from the stapes.
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Origin of Scala Vestibuli

  • New Latin scāla vestibulī Latin scāla staircase (from its spiral structure) Latin vestibulī genitive of vestibulum vestibule

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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