TECTORIAL MEMBRANE By N., Sam M.S. - 4 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." Related Psychology Terms HEARING HEARING (AUDITION) COLOR REACTIONS SCALA MEDIA COLOR BLINDNESS HYPERMNESIA AUDITORY LABYRINTH ORGAN OF CORTI RETICULAR MEMBRANE TONOTOPIC ORGANIZATION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TECTORIAL MEMBRANE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tectorial-membrane/ (accessed June 29, 2022).