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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.

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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.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Organ of Corti" by people in this website by year, and whether "Organ of Corti" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2001 and 2003 and 2016
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