tectorial membrane

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tectorial membrane

(tɛkˈtɔːrɪəl)
n
(Anatomy) the membrane in the inner ear that covers the organ of Corti
[C19: tectorial, from Latin tectōrium a covering, from tegere to cover]
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Nesse sentido, um estudo analisou lesao coclear induzida por meningite bacteriana experimental em coelhos, observando estruturas como o orgao de Corti, celulas ciliadas, celulas suporte, stria vascularis, escala timpanica, membrana basilar, scala media, ligamento espiral e membrana tectoria por microscopia eletronica [25].
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