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Cochlear duct Spiral organ

(organ of Corti)

Basilar membrane

Vestibular membrane

Basilar membrane

Tectorial membrane

Cochlear nerve

Nerve fiber

Basilar membrane

Figure 12.14

(a) Cross section of the cochlea. (b) Organ of Corti and the tectorial membrane.

Tectorial membrane

Cochlear nerve

Nerve fiber

Basilar membrane

Figure 12.14

(a) Cross section of the cochlea. (b) Organ of Corti and the tectorial membrane.

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Cochlear duct

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