basilar membrane


basilar membrane

noun

Definition of BASILAR MEMBRANE

:  a membrane extending from the bony shelf of the cochlea to the outer wall and supporting the organ of Corti

First Known Use of BASILAR MEMBRANE

1867

basilar membrane

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BASILAR MEMBRANE

: a membrane that extends from the margin of the bony shelf of the cochlea to the outer wall and that supports the organ of Corti

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