Medical Definition of Cochlear area

1. The area inferior to the transverse crest of the fundus of the internal acoustic meatus through which the filaments of the cochlear nerve pass to enter the cochlea; forms the base of the cone-shaped modiolus about which the cochlear canal spirals. See: base of modiolus. Synonym: area cochleae. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Cochlear Area

cochaperonin
cochaperonins
coches
cochin
cochin china
cochineal
cochineal fig
cochineal figs
cochineal insect
cochineals
cochins
cochlea
cochleae
cochlear
cochlear aqueduct
cochlear area (current term)
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
cochlear labyrinth
cochlear microphonic potentials

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