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Cochlea

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    Cochlea 4X
    A: Cochlea
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    Cochlea 10X
    A: Scala vestibuli is on top of the vestibular membrane

    B: Scala media is located between the vestibular membrane and the basilar membrane

    C: Scala timpani is located beneath the basilar membrane

    D: Vestibular membrane is lined with simple squamous epithelium and it seperates the scala vestibuli and scala media.
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    Cochlea 20X
    A: Scala Vestibuli

    B: Vestibular membrane lined with simple squamous epithelium

    C: Scala media

    D: Tectorial membrane is not lined with any epithelium so that it does not dampen the sound waves

    E: Hair cells are modified bipolar neurons or modified stereocilia

    F: Basilar membrane is lined with simple squamous epithelium

    G: Scala tympani
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    Cochlea 40X
    A: Scala vestibuli

    B: Vestibular membrane lined with simple squamous

    C: Scala media

    D: Tectorial membrane has no epithelium

    E: Hair cells are modified bipolar neurons or modified stereocilia

    F: Basilar membrane lined with simple squamous epithelium

    G: Scala tympani