Medical Definition of Ganglion spirale cochleae

1. An elongated ganglion of bipolar sensory nerve cell bodies on the cochlear part of the vestibulocochlear nerve in the spiral canal of the modiolus; each ganglion cell gives rise to a peripheral process that passes between the layers of the bony spiral lamina to the organ of Corti, and a central axon that enters the hindbrain as a component of the inferior (cochlear) root of the eighth nerve. Synonym: ganglion spirale cochleae, auditory ganglion, cochlear ganglion, Corti's ganglion, spiral cochlear ganglion. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ganglion Spirale Cochleae

ganglion habenulae
ganglion impar
ganglion inferius nervi glossopharyngei
ganglion inferius nervi vagi
ganglion isthmi
ganglion mesentericum inferius
ganglion mesentericum superius
ganglion of facial nerve
ganglion of intermediate nerve
ganglion of nervus intermedius
ganglion of trunk of vagus
ganglion oticum
ganglion pterygopalatinum
ganglion ridge
ganglion spinale
ganglion spirale cochleae (current term)
ganglion splanchnicum
ganglion stellatum
ganglion sublinguale
ganglion submandibulare
ganglion superius nervi glossopharyngei
ganglion superius nervi vagi
ganglion terminale
ganglion trigeminale
ganglion tympanicum
ganglion vertebrale
ganglion vestibulare
ganglionary
ganglionated
ganglionectomies

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