Spiral ligament

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Spiral ligament
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Floor of ductus cochlearis.
Details
Latin ligamentum spirale ductus cochlearis
Identifiers
Gray's p.1054
Anatomical terminology

The periosteum, forming the outer wall of the ductus cochlearis, is greatly thickened and altered in character, and is called the spiral ligament.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.