Medical Definition of Spiral cochlear ganglion

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)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spiral Cochlear Ganglion

spiraeic acid
spiral CT
spiral and curved bacteria
spiral arm
spiral arms
spiral bandage
spiral bulbar septum
spiral canal of cochlea
spiral canal of modiolus
spiral cleavage
spiral cochlear ganglion (current term)
spiral computed tomography
spiral crest
spiral dance
spiral fold of cystic duct
spiral foraminous tract
spiral fracture
spiral galaxies
spiral galaxy
spiral ganglion
spiral ganglion of cochlea
spiral groove
spiral hyphae
spiral joint
spiral lamina

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