Definitions for hair cells, auditory
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word hair cells, auditory
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Hair Cells, Auditory
Sensory cells in the organ of Corti, characterized by their apical stereocilia (hair-like projections). The inner and outer hair cells, as defined by their proximity to the core of spongy bone (the modiolus), change morphologically along the cochlea. Towards the cochlear apex, the length of hair cell bodies and their apical stereocilia increase, allowing differential responses to various frequencies of sound.
Find a translation for the hair cells, auditory definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these hair cells, auditory definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"hair cells, auditory." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 31 Aug. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/hair cells, auditory>.