organ of Corti love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A specialized structure located on the inner surface of the basilar membrane of the cochlea containing hair cells that transmit sound vibrations to the nerve fibers.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Alfonso Corti (1822-1888), Italian anatomist.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.