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One entry found for cochlea.
Main Entry: co·chlea
Pronunciation: primarystresskomacr-klemacron-schwa, primarystresskäk-lemacron-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural co·chle·as or co·chle·ae /-klemacron-secondarystressemacron, -lemacron-secondarystressemacron, -secondarystressimacr/
: a hollow tube of the inner ear of higher vertebrates that is usually coiled like a snail shell and contains the endings of the nerve which carries information about sound to the brain
- coch·le·ar /primarystresskomacr-klemacron-schwar, primarystresskäk-lemacron-/ adjective

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