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Descriptor English: Cochlea
Descriptor Spanish: Cóclea
Descriptor cóclea
Scope note: Parte del oído interno (LABERINTO) implicada en la audición. Forma la parte anterior del laberinto, tiene forma de caracol y está situada casi horizontalmente y anterior al LABERINTO VESTIBULAR.
Descriptor Portuguese: Cóclea
Descriptor French: Cochlée
Entry term(s): Cochleas
Tree number(s): A09.246.300.246
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003051
Scope note: The part of the inner ear (LABYRINTH) that is concerned with hearing. It forms the anterior part of the labyrinth, as a snail-like structure that is situated almost horizontally anterior to the VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH.
Annotation: diseases = COCHLEAR DISEASES
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: COCHLEAR DUCT was DUCTUS COCHLEARIS see under LABYRINTH 1963-78; BASILAR MEMBRANE was see under LABYRINTH 1960-89
Related: Otoacoustic Emissions, Spontaneous MeSH
DeCS ID: 3080
Unique ID: D003051
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Cochlea - Preferred
Concept UI M0004682
Scope note The part of the inner ear (LABYRINTH) that is concerned with hearing. It forms the anterior part of the labyrinth, as a snail-like structure that is situated almost horizontally anterior to the VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH.
Preferred term Cochlea
Entry term(s) Cochleas



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