helicotrema


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helicotrema

[‚hel·ə·kō′trē·mə]
(anatomy)
The opening at the apex of the cochlea through which the scala tympani and the scala vestibuli communicate with each other.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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