A membrane, attached to the bony spiral lamina, overlying and coupling with the hair cells of the organ of corti in the inner ear. It is a glycoprotein-rich keratin-like layer containing fibrils embedded in a dense amorphous substance.
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Tectorial membrane (cochlea), Tectorial membrane, Tectorial membrane of atlanto-axial joint, TECTA, TECTB, Carmenta tecta, Coleophora tecta, Cymia tecta, Eilema tecta, Ghoria tecta
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