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cochleacoch‧le‧a /ˈkɒkliə $ ˈkɑː-/ noun (plural cochleas or cochleae /-li-aɪ/) [countable] technical  HBHa part of the inner ear
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cochleaThe word cochlea reflects their resemblance to snail shells.
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