Spiral ligament

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Spiral ligament
Floor of ductus cochlearis.
Latin ligamentum spirale ductus cochlearis
Gray's subject #232 1054
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12493085

The periosteum, forming the outer wall of the ductus cochlearis, is greatly thickened and altered in character, and is called the spiral ligament.

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