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Descriptor English:   Hair Cells, Auditory 
Descriptor Spanish:   CÚlulas Ciliadas Auditivas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   CÚlulas Ciliadas Auditivas 
Synonyms English:   Auditory Hair Cells
Cochlear Hair Cells
Auditory Hair Cell
Cell, Cochlear Hair
Cells, Cochlear Hair
Cochlear Hair Cell
Hair Cell, Auditory
Hair Cell, Cochlear
Hair Cells, Cochlear  
Tree Number:   A08.675.650.250
A08.675.650.915.750.600.350
A08.800.950.750.600.350
A09.246.631.246.577.325
A11.671.650.250
A11.671.650.915.750.600.350
Definition English:   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. 
See Related English:   Stereocilia
 
History Note English:   2008 (1977) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EN enzymology IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology RE radiation effects
SE secretion TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   6351 
Unique Identifier:   D006198 

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