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Hair Cells, Auditory

"Hair Cells, Auditory" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Sensory cells in the organ of Corti, characterized by their apical stereocilia (hair-like projections). The inner and outer hair cells, as defined by their proximity to the core of spongy bone (the modiolus), change morphologically along the COCHLEA. Towards the cochlear apex, the length of hair cell bodies and their apical STEREOCILIA increase, allowing differential responses to various frequencies of sound.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hair Cells, Auditory" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hair Cells, Auditory" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 201 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 19 publications in 2016
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