modiolus


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modiolus

[mə′dī·ə·ləs]
(anatomy)
The central axis of the cochlea.
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The horse mussel, Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus 1857), is circum-boreally distributed in the northern hemisphere occurring intertidally to depths greater than 200 m (Jasmin and Brand 1989).
Finally, severe trauma to the osseous spiral lamina and modiolus due to insertion increased the risk of meningitis [76].
In this process, the precoiled electrode array returns to a spiral shape intended to facilitate insertion and ultimately position the electrode array near the modiolus.
On those rare occasions when fluid does escape from the inner ear through the round or oval window, it is not perilymph but cerebrospinal fluid secondary to an enlarged cochlear aqueduct or modiolus.
7) The hallmark of this pathology was the dilation of the cochlea and the absence of the modiolus on temporal bone.
We reviewed these CTs to discern if they did in fact demonstrate any abnormalities that might have indicated a risk of PG, and we found that the original radiologist had missed a dilated internal auditory canal and a deformity of the cochlear modiolus in the affected ear of I of these patients.
Slower winter growth has been identified as the cue for depositing the annual line in Modiolus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Peharda et al.
In such cases, it is possible that a patent or semipatent cochlear aqueduct or modiolus would allow for hydrodynamic changes in pressure to occur concurrently with volume changes between the perilymph and spinal fluid in the adjacent subarachnoid space, but this is difficult to confirm.
Assessing the history of trace metal (Cu, Zn, Pb) contamination in the North Sea through laser ablation ICP-MS of horse mussel Modiolus modioulus shells.
Species Location Mytilus edulis Loch Craiglin, Scotland Mya arenaria Macoma balthica Cardium edule Paphia pullastra Scrobicularia plana Modiolus spp.