the division of the spiral canal of the cochlea that contains the organ of Corti (the neuroepithelial receptor organ for hearing) [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/anna MP:0003169 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1680563 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

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uberon_slim, pheno_slim

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located in between the scala tympani and the scala vestibuli, separated by the basilar membrane and Reissner's membrane (the vestibular membrane) respectively. Scala media houses the organ of Corti. [Wikipedia:Scala_media]

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bc/Gray928.png

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TODO - check cochlear duct vs cochlear aqueduct vs scala media

has related synonym

cochlear duct

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UBERON:0002295