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
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_09/12493085
TA A15.3.03.099
FMA FMA:77834
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.