Definitions for lagena

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  1. lagena(Noun)

    The upper part of the cochlear duct.

  2. lagena(Noun)

    A similar structure, shaped like a flask, that is a hearing organ in some vertebrates.

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  1. Lagena(noun)

    the terminal part of the cochlea in birds and most reptiles; an appendage of the sacculus, corresponding to the cochlea, in fishes and amphibians

  2. Origin: [L., a flask; cf. Gr. , .]

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  1. Lagena

    In human anatomy of the ear, the extremities of the ductus cochlearis are closed; the upper is termed the lagena and is attached to the cupula at the upper part of the helicotrema; the lower is lodged in the recessus cochlearis of the vestibule.

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  1. alnage, Angela, galena


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