96-LL Spiral Ganglion
Inner Ear, Cochlea

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Low magnification of a cross section through one of the turns of the cochlea of the inner ear. The cochlea consists of two duct regions, separated by the basilar membrane (BM) which supports the neurosensory hair cells (HC) of the inner ear which make synaptic contact onto bipolar neurons, the cell bodies of which constitute the spiral ganglion (SG).

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