cochlear
Relating to the cochlea.
- c. microphonic (kok′le-ar mi-kro-fon′ik) bioelectric potentials produced by the hair cells of the organ of Corti in response to sound that faithfully represent the frequency and intensity of the acoustic stimulation. SYN: c. potential, Wever-Bray phenomenon.

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  • Cochlear — Coch le*ar, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the cochlea. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cochlear — (lat.), 1) Löffel, dessen Stiel in eine Spitze auslief; vgl. Ligula; 2) löffelförmiges Werkzeug, die eßbaren Schnecken aus ihren Häusern zu ziehen; 3) Maß für Flüssiges, u. zwar C. majus (Ligula) = 1/4 Cyathus; C. minus (Cochlearium) = 1/10… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cochlear — Ein Cochlear ist eine Form eines römischen Löffels. Römische Löffel, oben: Cochlear Römische Löffel lassen sich in zwei Grundformen unterscheiden, die Ligula und das Cochlear. Das Cochlear ist durch einen geraden Stiel mit spitzem Ende… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cochlear — cochlea ► NOUN (pl. cochleae) ▪ the spiral cavity of the inner ear, containing an organ which produces nerve impulses in response to sound vibrations. DERIVATIVES cochlear adjective. ORIGIN Latin, snail shell or screw , from Greek kokhlias …   English terms dictionary

  • cochlear — adjective of or relating to the cochlea of the ear cochlear implant • Pertains to noun: ↑cochlea …   Useful english dictionary

  • cochlear — adjective see cochlea …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cochlear — See cochlea. * * * …   Universalium

  • cochlear — adjective Of or pertaining to the cochlea …   Wiktionary

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