Scala media

Scala media, also known as cochlear duct, is an endolymph filled cavity in the cochlea located between the scala vestibuli (upper) and the scala tympani (lower). It is separated from the scala vestibuli by Reissner's membrane (vestibular membrane). It houses the organ of Corti.

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rID: 55295
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Scalae media
  • Scalae mediae

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