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  • n. The opening by which the two scalae communicate at the top of the cochlea of the ear.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The opening by which the two scalæ communicate at the top of the cochlea of the ear.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, the opening at the summit of the cochlea where the scala vestibuli and scala tympani communicate.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek a helix + a hole.

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