Ladder-like structure in the cochlea of a mammal's ear.
A machine formerly used for reducing dislocations of the humerus.
Origin: From scala
a machine formerly employed for reducing dislocations of the humerus
a term applied to any one of the three canals of the cochlea
Origin: [L., a ladder.]
Scala is a nightclub in London, England, near King's Cross railway station.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
skā′la, n. (surg.) an instrument for reducing dislocation: a term applied to any one of the three canals of the cochlea:—pl. Scā′læ.—adj. Scā′lable, that may be scaled or climbed.—ns. Scālade′, an assault, as an escalade—also Scalä′do; Scā′lar (math.), in the quaternion analysis, a quantity that has magnitude but not direction.—adj. of the nature of a scalar.—n.pl. Scalā′ria, the ladder-shells or wentle-traps.—adjs. Scālar′iform, shaped like a ladder; Scā′lary, formed with steps. [L., a ladder.]
The numerical value of scala in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of scala in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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