lagena

noun
la·ge·na
variants: or British lagaena \lə-ˈjē-nə \
plural lagenae\-nē \

Medical Definition of lagena 

1 : the upper extremity of the cochlear duct that is attached to the cupula at the upper part of the helicotrema

2 : an organ of vertebrates below the mammals that corresponds to the cochlea

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