I was just getting ready to go when I heard a soft ping inside my cochlea.
Stretched across within the cochlea are some 3000 fibers or strings.
Here, also, sound is collected and retained by the mastoid cells and cochlea.
Here is a cochlea; a meatus; and, as it should seem, more than one tympanum.
A dull bookworm like me,—cochlea vitam agens, Mr. Squills,—leading the life of a snail!
At the most, they knew the use of the spoon or cochlea, which they employed in eating eggs.
The outer half of the first whorl of the cochlea is formed by the promontory.
I rang his cochlea and subvocalized: “Get ready to jump out on my signal.”
My cochlea struck twelve noon and a HUD appeared with my weekly backup reminder.
Modiolus, mo-dī′o-lus, n. the central stem round which wind the passages of the cochlea of the internal ear.
"spiral cavity of the inner ear," 1680s, from Latin cochlea "snail shell," from Greek kokhlias "snail, screw," etc., from kokhlos "spiral shell," perhaps related to konkhos "mussel, conch."
cochlea coch·le·a (kŏk'lē-ə, kō'klē-ə)
n. pl. coch·le·as or coch·le·ae (-lē-ē')
A spiral-shaped cavity in the petrous portion of the temporal bone of the inner ear, containing the nerve endings essential for hearing and forming one of the divisions of the labyrinth.