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Tectorial Membrane MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tectorial Membrane
Tree Number(s)
A09.246.300.246.292.938
Unique ID
D013680
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013680
Scope Note
A membrane, attached to the bony SPIRAL LAMINA, overlying and coupling with the hair cells of the ORGAN OF CORTI in the inner ear. It is a glycoprotein-rich keratin-like layer containing fibrils embedded in a dense amorphous substance.
Previous Indexing
Cochlea (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under COCHLEA 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under COCHLEA 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/19
Revision Date
2018/07/02
Tectorial Membrane Preferred
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