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Fig. 3 Detail of the section through the second turn of the cochlea in a human fetus 130 mm CR length

(Carnegie Collection, No. 1018). enlarged 400 diameters. It shows the character of the margin of the scala vestibuli in a more mature condition. The scala vestibuli is inclosed by a membrane consisting of the cells that had previously constituted the reticulum occupying this area and which have been modified in form in adaptation to the formation of this large tissue. space, closing it off from the surrounding tissue.

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Streeter GL. The development of the scala tympani, scala vestibuli and perioticular cistern in the human embryo. (1917) Amer. J Anat. 21: 300-320.

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