Organ-of-corti meaning

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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.
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The spiral structure inside the cochlea of the inner ear, containing the hair cells that are sensitive to sound waves.
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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.
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A spiral-shaped organ on the inner surface of the cochlea containing sensory receptors called hair cells that convert sound vibrations into nerve impulses. The organ of Corti is named after its discoverer, Italian anatomist Alfonso Corti (1822–1888).
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(anatomy) Part of the cochlea of the inner ear in mammals, provided with hair cells or auditory sensory cells.
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Origin of organ-of-corti

Named after the Italian anatomist Alfonso Giacomo Gaspare Corti (1822-1876).