Samiksha Jaiswal

Helicotrema

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Dorlands /Elsevier  h_04/12410950
FMA  61275
TA  A15.3.03.044
Helicotrema

The helicotrema (from Greek ἕλιξ meaning coil and τρη̂μα meaning hole) is the part of the cochlear labyrinth where the scala tympani and the scala vestibuli meet. It is the main component of the cochlear apex. The hair cells near this area best detect low frequency sounds.

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Helicotrema Wikipedia