basilar papilla


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basilar papilla

[′bas·ə·lər pə′pil·ə]
(anatomy)
A sensory structure in the lagenar portion of an amphibian's membranous labyrinth between the oval and round windows.
The organ of Corti in mammals.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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