cochlear(redirected from cochlearly)
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n. pl. coch·le·ae (-lē-ē′, -lē-ī′) also coch·le·as
A spiral-shaped cavity of the inner ear that resembles a snail shell and contains nerve endings essential for hearing.
[Latin, snail shell, from Greek kokhliās, snail, from kokhlos, land snail.]
|Adj.||1.||cochlear - of or relating to the cochlea of the ear; "cochlear implant"|