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cochlea meaning

noun a spiral tube insidethe inner ear which is the essential organ ofhearing. See illustration at EAR in SupplementNOTE: The plural is cochleae.)COMMENT: Sounds are transmitted as vibra-tions to the cochlea from the ossicles through the oval window. The lymph fluid in the coch- lea passes the vibrations to the organ of Corti which in turn is connected to the auditory nerve.cochlear