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Organ of Corti

"Organ of Corti" 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.

The spiral EPITHELIUM containing sensory AUDITORY HAIR CELLS and supporting cells in the cochlea. Organ of Corti, situated on the BASILAR MEMBRANE and overlaid by a gelatinous TECTORIAL MEMBRANE, converts sound-induced mechanical waves to neural impulses to the brain.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Organ of Corti" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Organ of Corti" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 56 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2013
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