tectorial membrane

noun

tec·​to·​ri·​al membrane tek-ˈtōr-ē-əl- How to pronounce tectorial membrane (audio)
: 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 25 May. 2024.

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