TECTORIAL MEMBRANE

a portion of the organ of corti within the cochlea. It contains a semigelatinous membrane wherein the stereocilia of the outer hair cells are fused into it.

TECTORIAL MEMBRANE: "The tectorial membrane is highlighted in blue on the film strip."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TECTORIAL MEMBRANE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tectorial-membrane/ (accessed March 31, 2020).
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