tectorial membrane

noun
tec·​to·​ri·​al membrane | \ tek-ˈtōr-ē-əl- How to pronounce tectorial membrane (audio) \

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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“Tectorial membrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tectorial%20membrane. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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