Medical Dictionary

scala

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noun sca·la \ˈskā-lə\

Medical Definition of scala

plural

scalae

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  1. :  any of the three spirally arranged canals into which the bony canal of the cochlea is partitioned by the vestibular and basilar membranes and which comprise the cochlear duct, scala tympani, and scala vestibuli


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