cochlear hair cell

n.

A sensory cell in the spiral organ in synaptic contact with sensory as well as efferent fibers of the auditory nerve.Corti's cell

Nearby words

  1. cochlea,
  2. cochleae,
  3. cochlear aqueduct,
  4. cochlear canal,
  5. cochlear duct,
  6. cochlear implant,
  7. cochlear joint,
  8. cochlear labyrinth,
  9. cochlear nerve,
  10. cochlear nucleus


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