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Cochlea

Introduction: Cochlea

Description of Cochlea

Cochlea: the snail-shaped tube (in the inner ear coiled around the modiolus) where sound vibrations are converted into nerve impulses by the Organ of Corti.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Cochlea: part of the internal ear that is concerned with hearing; forms the anterior part of the labyrinth, is conical, and is placed almost horizontally anterior to the vestibule.
Source: CRISP

Cochlea: The part of the internal ear that is concerned with hearing. It forms the anterior part of the labyrinth, is conical, and is placed almost horizontally anterior to the vestibule.
Source: MeSH 2007

Cochlea: Related Topics

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Cochlea as an Organ

Cochlea (organ): The cochlea is one component of the inner ear, the...more »

Cochlea (organ): See Cochlea (organ information).

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Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Cochlea:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Cochlea

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Cochlea

The following list attempts to classify Cochlea into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • tube,tube-shaped structure
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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