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Spiral ligament

Spiral ligament
Floor of ductus cochlearis.
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Latin ligamentum spirale ductus cochlearis
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Gray's p.1054
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_09/12493085
Anatomical terminology

The periosteum, forming the outer wall of the ductus cochlearis, is greatly thickened and altered in character, and is called the spiral ligament.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.


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