Medical Dictionary

tectorial membrane

noun tec·to·ri·al membrane \tek-ˈtōr-ē-əl-\

Medical Definition of TECTORIAL MEMBRANE

:  a membrane having the consistency of jelly that covers the surface of the organ of Corti


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