Modiolus



[moh-dahy-uh-luh s, muh-] /moʊˈdaɪ ə ləs, mə-/

noun, plural modioli
[moh-dahy-uh-lahy, muh-] /moʊˈdaɪ əˌlaɪ, mə-/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
1.
the central, conical axis of the cochlea of the ear.
/məʊˈdaɪəʊləs; mə-/
noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ)
1.
the central bony pillar of the cochlea

modiolus mo·di·o·lus (mō-dī’ə-ləs)
n. pl. mo·di·o·li (-lī’)
The central conical bony core of the cochlea of the ear.

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