Cochlear cupula

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Cochlear cupula
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The cochlea and vestibule, viewed from above. (Cupula labeled at upper left.)
Details
Latin cupula cochleae
Identifiers
TA A15.3.03.026
FMA FMA:77706
Anatomical terminology

The cochlear cupula is a structure in the cochlea. It is the apex of the cochlea. The bony canal of the cochlea takes two and three-quarter turns around the modiolus. The modiolus is about 30 mm. in length, and diminishes gradually in diameter from the base to the summit, where it terminates in the cupula.