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Organ of corti

organ of corti

The organ that contains the special sensory receptors for hearing. It is composed of a series of epithelial structures placed upon the inner part of the basilar membrane.


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... region Of the cerebrum; auditory interpretation; impulses are from the organ Corti Of the cerebrum; visual interpretation; impulses are from rods and cones Involuntary ...

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by mkshawty
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:30 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
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Re: Can subsonic/supersonic sounds damage your hearing?

The hairs in the organ of corti are called hair cells, and are connected to cell receptors. As they vibrate from sound, the move in such ...

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by MichaelXY
Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:35 am
 
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Topic: Can subsonic/supersonic sounds damage your hearing?
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Can subsonic/supersonic sounds damage your hearing?

actually, it's the fibers below the organ of corti that make it frequency-selective, not the hairs. The hairs have their important role, but they are ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:52 pm
 
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Re: Can subsonic/supersonic sounds damage your hearing?

In response to your question, the organ of corti, the tiny hairlike projections that actually provides a mechanical to bioelectrical impulse that ...

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by MichaelXY
Sun Mar 16, 2008 9:02 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can subsonic/supersonic sounds damage your hearing?
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