spiral ganglion of cochlea

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spiral ganglion of cochlea n.
An elongated ganglion of bipolar sensory nerve cell bodies on the cochlear part of the vestibulocochlear nerve in the spiral canal of the modiolus. Also called Corti's ganglion.

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