SCALA MEDIA

Also referred to as the cochlear duct, one of three canals present in the cochlea and traversing its length within the inner ear. Endolymph filled cavity within the cochlea, located in between the scala tympani and scala vestibuli, separated by the basilar membrane and Reissner's membrane, respectively. Houses the organ of Corti. See also: auditory labyrinth.

SCALA MEDIA: "The scala media is a cochlear structure."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SCALA MEDIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/scala-media/ (accessed April 2, 2020).
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