Medical Definition of Recessus cochlearis

1. A small depression on the inner wall of the vestibule of the labyrinth at the portion of the pyramid of vestibule, between the two limbs into which the vestibular crest divides posteriorly; it is perforated by foramina giving passage to fibres which the cochlear branch of the vestibulocochlear nerve sends to the posterior extremity of the cochlear duct. Synonym: recessus cochlearis, Reichert's cochlear recess. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Recessus Cochlearis

recessionproof
recessions
recessitivity
recessive
recessive character
recessive gene
recessive inheritance
recessive oncogene
recessive trait
recessively
recessiveness
recessivenesses
recessives
recessus
recessus anterior
recessus cochlearis (current term)
recessus costodiaphragmaticus
recessus costomediastinalis
recessus duodenalis inferior
recessus duodenalis superior
recessus ellipticus
recessus epitympanicus
recessus hepatorenalis
recessus ileocaecalis inferior
recessus ileocaecalis superior
recessus inferior omentalis
recessus infundibuli
recessus infundibuliformis
recessus intersigmoideus
recessus lateralis ventriculi quarti

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