Area cochleae

Area cochleae --> cochlear area

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.

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