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Stria Vascularis MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Stria Vascularis
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A layer of stratified EPITHELIUM forming the endolymphatic border of the cochlear duct at the lateral wall of the cochlea. Stria vascularis contains primarily three cell types (marginal, intermediate, and basal), and capillaries. The marginal cells directly facing the ENDOLYMPH are important in producing ion gradients and endochoclear potential.
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Cochlea (1966-1978)
Organ of Corti (1968-1978)
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91; was see under COCHLEA 1979-90
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91(79); was see under COCHLEA 1979-90
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Stria Vascularis Preferred
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