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Meaning of HELICOTREMA

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hel`i*co"tre"ma\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. "e`lix, -ikos, a
helix + ? a hole.] (Anat.)
The opening by which the two scal[ae] communicate at the top
of the cochlea of the ear.

 

 

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