"Organ of Corti" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The spiral EPITHELIUM containing sensory AUDITORY HAIR CELLS and supporting cells in the cochlea. Organ of Corti, situated on the BASILAR MEMBRANE and overlaid by a gelatinous TECTORIAL MEMBRANE, converts sound-induced mechanical waves to neural impulses to the brain.
|Organ of Corti
- Organ of Corti
- Corti Organ
- Spiral Organ
- Organ, Spiral
- Organs, Spiral
- Spiral Organs
- Corti's Organ
- Cortis Organ
- Organ, Corti's
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