Cochlea:

cochlea and cochlea in cross-section. image courtesy of openstax college.

cochlea and cochlea in cross-section. image courtesy of openstax college.

spiral-shaped organ in the inner ear that contains the organ of Corti, which is the receptor organ for hearing.

Read more: Know your brain - Cochlea

Watch this 2-Minute Neuroscience video to learn more about the cochlea.