modiolus

noun

mo·​di·​o·​lus mə-ˈdī-ə-ləs How to pronounce modiolus (audio)
plural modioli -ˌlī How to pronounce modiolus (audio)
: a central bony column in the cochlea of the ear

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“Modiolus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/modiolus. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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