basilar membrane(redirected from basilar lamina)
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The membrane that extends from the margin of the bony shelf of the cochlea to its outer wall and on which the sensory cells of the organ of Corti rest.
A structure of the inner ear.
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|Noun||1.||basilar membrane - a membrane in the cochlea that supports the organ of Corti|
cochlea - the snail-shaped tube (in the inner ear coiled around the modiolus) where sound vibrations are converted into nerve impulses by the organ of Corti