HyperDic: organ_of_corti

English > 1 sense of the expression organ of Corti:
NOUNbodyorgan of Cortithe hearing organ of the inner ear
English > organ of Corti: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe hearing organ of the inner ear; contains receptors that respond to sound waves.
Part ofcochleaThe snail-shaped tube (in the inner ear coiled around the modiolus) where sound vibrations are converted into nerve impulses by the organ of Corti
Partshair cellA sensory epithelial cell present in the organ of Corti
Broaderorgan of hearingThe part of the ear that is responsible for sensations of sound
Spanishórgano de Corti
Catalanòrgan de Corti, Òrgan de Corti

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