Definition of Fenestra of the cochlea
1. Noun. Fenestra leading into the cochlea.
Medical Definition of Fenestra of the cochlea
1. An opening on the medial wall of the middle ear leading into the cochlea, closed in life by the secondary tympanic membrane. Synonym: cochlear window, fenestra of the cochlea, fenestra rotunda, round window. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Fenestra of the cochlea
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1. Treatise on the Diseases of the Ear: Including the Anatomy of the Organ by Anton Friedrich Tröltsch, Daniel Bennett St. John Roosa (1869)
"The fenestra rotunda, or fenestra of the cochlea, lies under the fenestra ovalis. This also, like the fenestra of the vestibule, has a niche, a bony canal i ..."
2. Laboratory Studies in Mammalian Anatomy by Whipple Wilder, Inez Whipple Wilder (1914)
"A second fenestra in the bony wall of the labyrinth, the fenestra of the cochlea, also opens into the cavum tympani beneath the fenestra vestibuli, ..."