Medical Definition of Cochlear recess

1. A small depression on the inner wall of the vestibule of the labyrinth at the portion of the pyramid of vestibule, between the two limbs into which the vestibular crest divides posteriorly; it is perforated by foramina giving passage to fibres which the cochlear branch of the vestibulocochlear nerve sends to the posterior extremity of the cochlear duct. Synonym: recessus cochlearis, Reichert's cochlear recess. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cochlear Recess

cochlear duct
cochlear ganglion
cochlear hair cell
cochlear hair cells
cochlear implant
cochlear implantation
cochlear implants
cochlear joint
cochlear labyrinth
cochlear microphonic potentials
cochlear nerve
cochlear nuclei
cochlear nucleus
cochlear part of vestibulocochlear nerve
cochlear prosthesis
cochlear recess (current term)
cochlear root of VIII nerve
cochlear root of vestibulocochlear nerve
cochlear window
cochleare amplum
cochleare magnum
cochleare medium
cochleare modicum
cochleare parvum
cochleariform process

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