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abnormal Claudius cell morphology  
abnormal Hensen stripe morphology +   
abnormal organ of Corti morphology +   
abnormal spiral ligament morphology +   
abnormal stria vascularis morphology +   
any structural anomaly in the stratified, secretory epithelium which lines the upper part of the cochlear spiral ligament and maintains potassium ion homeostasis in the endolymph; stria vascularis normally consists of marginal, intermediate, and basal cells: basal and marginal cell tight junctions preclude paracellular diffusion into and out of the intrastrial space while basal and intermediate cells secrete into this space potassium ions derived from fibrocytes through gap junctions
abnormal tectorial membrane morphology +   
absent scala media  
dilated scala media  
small scala media +   

Exact Synonyms: abnormal psalterial cord morphology ;   abnormal stria vascularis ductus cochlearis morphology ;   abnormal vascular stripe morphology
Definition Sources:, ISBN:0-683-40008-8

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