scala vestibuli


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scala vestibuli

[′skā·lə ve′stib·yə·lē]
(anatomy)
The uppermost channel of the cochlea; filled with perilymph.
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Furthermore, a scala vestibuli insertion may be attempted (8).
Conversely, if the straightened electrode and stylet are inserted too far beyond the cochleostomy, the electrode tip will contact the outer wall of the first cochlear turn, possibly resulting in damage to the spiral ligament or upward penetration into the scala vestibuli.
8] They discovered that even a small amount of air in the scala vestibuli resulted in a decrease in the cochlear microphonics, the action potential, and the endocochlear potential.