Cochlear promontory

Dr Andrew Dixon and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The cochlear promontory is the name given to the bone that overlies the basal turn of the cochlea protruding into the middle ear cavity. 

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Head and neck anatomy
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Article information

rID: 40260
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tags: cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cochlear promontories

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