organ of Corti


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organ of Corti

[′ȯr·gən əv ′kȯrd·ē]
(neuroscience)
A specialized structure located on the basilar membrane of the mammalian cochlea, which contains rods of Corti and hair cells connected to ganglia of the cochlear nerve. Also known as spiral organ.
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2+] induces apoptosis in hair cells, Hensen cells, and Claudius cells in the organ of Corti
12,13) Temporal bone examination showed severe losses of hair cells in the organ of Corti following hexadimethrine administration.
MicrOglia-like cells in rat organ of Corti following aminoglycoside ototoxicity.
Epidermal growth factor upregulates production of supernumerary hair cells in neonatal rat organ of Corti explants.
The pathology of aminoglycoside ototoxicity involves injury to the organ of Corti.
The AP represents the simultaneous firing of cochlear neurons, while the SP and CM response correspond to end-organ responses by the organ of Corti.
6] Otoacoustic emissions are the result of an active process in the organ of Corti, [1] and they can be applied as a useful, objective, and noninvasive test to evaluate the cochlear condition.
These neurons are connected to the lowest hearing centers and the organ of Corti.
19] These authors all reported similar pathologies: deposition of various amounts of fibrous tissue and new bone in the inner ear spaces and degeneration of the Organ of Corti and vestibular sense orga ns.