Definition of Cochlear in English :

Define Cochlear in English

Cochlear meaning in English

Meaning of Cochlear in English

Pronunciation of Cochlear in English

Cochlear pronunciation in English

Pronounce Cochlear in English


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1. cochlear

of or relating to the cochlea of the ear

Example Sentences:
'cochlear implant'

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noun plural -leae (-lɪˌiː)
the spiral tube, shaped like a snail's shell, that forms part of the internal ear, converting sound vibrations into nerve impulses

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nounWord forms: plural ˈcochleˌae (ˈkɑkliˌi ; käkˈlēēˌ) or ˈcochleas
the spiral-shaped part of the inner ear, containing the cochlear nerve endings

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n. pl. coch·le·ae (-lē-ē, -lē-ī) also coch·le·as
A spiral-shaped cavity of the inner ear that resembles a snail shell and contains nerve endings essential for hearing.

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