Reissner's membrane


Reissner's membrane
Reiss·ner's membrane 'rīs-nərz- n VESTIBULAR MEMBRANE
Reissner Ernst (1824-1878)
German anatomist. A professor of anatomy, Reissner described in 1851 the membrane of the scala media that is now also known as Reissner's membrane.

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the membrane that separates the scala vestibuli and the scala media of the cochlea of the ear.
E. Reissner (1824-78), German anatomist

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