Definition of Cochlear

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the cochlea of the ear. "Cochlear implant"

Partainyms: Cochlea

Definition of Cochlear

1. a. Of or pertaining to the cochlea.

Definition of Cochlear

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the cochlea. ¹

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Definition of Cochlear

1. cochlea [adj] - See also: cochlea

Medical Definition of Cochlear

1. Of or pertaining to the cochlea. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cochlear

cochin china
cochineal fig
cochineal figs
cochineal insect
cochlear (current term)
cochlear aqueduct
cochlear area
cochlear branch of labyrinthine artery
cochlear canal
cochlear canaliculus
cochlear diseases
cochlear duct
cochlear ganglion
cochlear hair cell
cochlear hair cells
cochlear implant
cochlear implantation
cochlear implants
cochlear joint

Literary usage of Cochlear

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"The cochlear nerve in the strict sense is the chief, if not the only, nerve of audition, the other branches being chiefly concerned with the static sense. ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1912)
"The cochlear nerve is the one connected with the organ of Corti, ... The cochlear Nerve The cortical centre for hearing is in the temporo-sphenoidal lobe. ..."

3. Diseases of the Ear by Philip D. Kerrison (1921)
"There are, however, a few basic facts relating to the cochlear function, ... We know, for example, that the cochlea is supplied by the cochlear branch of ..."

4. Anatomy, descriptive and surgical by Henry Gray (1864)
"The internal auditory divides at the bottom of the internal meatus into two branches, cochlear and vestibular. The cochlear branch subdivides into from ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Ear: Including a Sketch of Aural by Daniel Bennett St. John Roosa (1891)
"Expansion of the Right cochlear Nerve, seen from the Base of the Cochlea, from a Labyrinth softened in Hydrochloric Acid (after Henle). ..."

6. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(/) Galvanic Test for cochlear Nerve (Volta-Brenner> If the cathode be placed ... This is met with exclusively in instances of disease of the cochlear nerve ..."

7. Practical Hearing Aid Selection and Fitting by Henry Tobin (1998)
"Chapter Nine cochlear Implants and Options for Persons with Profound Hearing Impairment by Jaclyn B. Spitzer, PhD At the time this chapter was written, ..."

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