macula cribrosa

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macula cribrosa macula cri·bro·sa (krĭ-brō'sə)
n.
One of three areas, inferior, middle, and superior, on the wall of the vestibule of the labyrinth of the ear, through which nerve filaments pass to portions of the membranous labyrinth.

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