ORGAN OF CORTI

postulated by Italian anatomist Alfonso Corti, a specialized construct which resides upon the basilar membrane within the cochlea inside the inner ear. It consists of the haik cells, their nerve endings, and reinforcing cells.

ORGAN OF CORTI: "Beth was relieved to finish her fourth semester of Biology and know she'd never have to hear terms like the organ of corti again."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ORGAN OF CORTI," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/organ-of-corti/ (accessed October 26, 2020).
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