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noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒə/  us   /ˈkɑːk-/ (plural cochleae uk   /-iː/ us   or cochleas) specialized
a twisted tube inside the inner ear that is the main organ of hearing
adj  us /ˈkɑːɚ/ /ˈkɒər/
Translations of “cochlea”
in Chinese (Traditional) 耳蝸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 耳蜗…
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