spiral ganglion

noun

Medical Definition of spiral ganglion

: a mass of bipolar cell bodies occurring in the modiolus of the organ of Corti and giving off axons which comprise the cochlear nerve

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“Spiral ganglion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spiral%20ganglion. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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