cross-section of the cochlea with arrow designating the scala media.

cross-section of the cochlea with arrow designating the scala media.

Scala media:

one of the three canals found in the cochlea; the scala media contains the Organ of corti, which is the receptor organ for hearing.

Learn more: Know your brain - Cochlea

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