- Cochlear duct
Cochlear duct Diagrammatic longitudinal section of the cochlea. (visible at far right under latin name ductus cochlearis) Latin ductus cochlearis Gray's subject #232 1054 MeSH Cochlear+Duct
The cochlear duct (or scala media) is an endolymph filled cavity inside the cochlea, located in between the scala tympani and the scala vestibuli, separated by the basilar membrane and Reissner's membrane (the vestibular membrane) respectively.
Scala media houses the organ of Corti.
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Sensory system: Auditory and Vestibular systems (TA A15.3, TH 3.11.09, GA 10.1029) Outer ear Middle ear
Tegmental wall/roof: Epitympanic recessJugular wall/floorStapedius · Tensor tympani
bony labyrinth)General cochleaPerilymphatic spaceCochlear duct /
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