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Spiral Ligament of Cochlea MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Spiral Ligament of Cochlea
Tree Number(s)
A09.246.300.246.965
Unique ID
D055493
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055493
Scope Note
A spiral thickening of the fibrous lining of the cochlear wall. Spiral ligament secures the membranous COCHLEAR DUCT to the bony spiral canal of the COCHLEA. Its spiral ligament fibrocytes function in conjunction with the STRIA VASCULARIS to mediate cochlear ion homeostasis.
Entry Term(s)
Spiral Ligament
Previous Indexing
Cochlea (1963-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2018/07/02
Spiral Ligament of Cochlea Preferred
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