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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj cochlear of or relating to the cochlea of the ear "cochlear implant"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Cochlear (Anat) Of or pertaining to the cochlea.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cochlear In anatomy, of or relating to the cochlea in any way: as, the cochlear nerve, cochlear canal, etc.
    • n cochlear A spoon; in the orthodox Greek and other Oriental churches, the eucharistic spoon in which the consecrated elements are administered together to communicants. Also called labis. See intinction, spoon, colatorium, and labis.
    • n cochlear An ancient Roman and Greek medicinal measure, equal to a spoonful. According to various ancient statements, it ranged in amount from a tablespoonful nearly to a teaspoonful. But the statements which give the smaller sizes use the word under the diminutive form cochlearium. According to the statements of the modern lexicons, it would be no larger than a salt-spoon.
    • cochlear Spoon-shaped: specifically, in botany, applied to a form of imbricative estivation in which one piece is exterior, larger than the others, and bowl-shaped, as in the aconite.
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In literature:

The propriety of the above expression "cochleare," will be explained in a Comic System of Rhetoric, which perhaps may appear hereafter.
"The Comic Latin Grammar" by Percival Leigh
M. Dosis, cochleare theae, h. s. vel mane & vesperi.
"An Account of the Diseases which were most frequent in the British military hospitals in Germany" by Donald Monro
Recipe vin Xeres, cochleare magnum.
"One Maid's Mischief" by George Manville Fenn
Cochleare amplum a table-spoonful.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
Nescio qua catulus risit dulcedine ludi; Abstulit et turpi lanx cochleare fuga.
"Dealings With The Dead" by A Sexton of the Old School

In news:

0 Cochlear cells from a mammalian inner ear .
For patients with profound hearing loss, a cochlear implant is a better option, he said.
We conducted a study to examine cochlear activity in women with a naturally occurring menstrual cycle by measuring transient otoacoustic emissions (TOAEs) and distortion-product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs).
Effect of cochlear implantation on nasality in children.
A view from the operating room during cochlear implant surgery.
Posterior tympanotomy is commonly performed through the facial recess to facilitate cochlear implantation.
8-year-old twins hear for the first time after receiving cochlear implants.
Family says cochlear implants will change their lives.
He has cochlear implants to help him hear.
Enlarge Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer First-grader Mathew Howley, 6, wears a cochlear implant as he listens to teacher Sally Maher at the Millridge Center for Hearing Impaired in Highland Heights on Thursday, Oct 11, 2012.
Some of the accommodations that are available today for hearing impairments include TTDs and TTYs, assistive listening devices, hearing aids, cochlear implants, and, most recently, realtime captioning.
Rady Children's Hospital hosted the "Joy of Sound" event for patients with cochlear implants on Saturday.
"We're here celebrating the gift that they've given us which is the gift of sound, speech and language," said Apryl Hodge, a mother of a three-year-old who wears cochlear implants .
Across Canada, more than 4,000 adults and children have received cochlear implants since they were first approved by Health Canada.
Cochlear implants have been available for 25 years, according to Presley, though not everyone knows about it.