scala media


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scala media

[′skā·lə ′mē·dē·ə]
(anatomy)
The middle channel of the cochlea, filled with endolymph and bounded above by Reissner's membrane and below by the basilar membrane. Also known as cochlear duct.
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Injection into mouse cochlea through scala media by cochleostomy maximizes the efficiency as it allows virus to have access to many cochlear cell types.
Lang, "Adeno-associated virus-mediated gene delivery into the scala media of the normal and deafened adult mouse ear," Gene Therapy, vol.
In the scala media, the target site where the OC lies, transplanted mIESCs were found in the lateral wall, basilar membrane, spiral limbus, and endolymphatic space (Figure 3).
The three fluid spaces (scala media, scala tympani and scala vestibuli) are separated by the two membranes (basilar membrane and Reissners membrane).
The real mammalian cochlea is compound from three fluid spaces (scala media, scala tympani and scala vestibuli) which are mutually divided by two membranes (basilar membrane and Reissner's membrane).