scala vestibuli


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Related to scala vestibuli: Scala media, scala tympani, organ of Corti, vestibular membrane

scala vestibuli

[′skā·lə ve′stib·yə·lē]
(anatomy)
The uppermost channel of the cochlea; filled with perilymph.
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For the purpose of this study, a specimen was considered to have severe trauma if any portion of the electrode had deviated from the ST into the scala media or scala vestibuli with associated fracture of the osseous spiral lamina, tearing of the basilar membrane, or dislocation of the spiral ligament.
The stiffness and incidence of insertion trauma resulting in deviation of the electrode array from the ST vertically into the scala media or scala vestibuli are summarized in Table 2.
Inner ear injury caused by air intrusion to the scala vestibuli of the cochlea.