Scala tympani

The scala tympani, also known as tympanic duct, is the inferiormost duct of the cochlea. It is filled with perilymph and communicates directly with the subarachnoid space.

It is separated from the scala media and scala vestibuli by the spiral lamina.

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rID: 55266
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tympanic duct
  • Scalae tympani

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