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*  Cochlear duct
The cochlear duct houses the organ of Corti. Transverse section of the cochlear duct of a fetal cat. The membranous labyrinth. ... The Cochlear Duct (or Scala Media) is an endolymph filled cavity inside the cochlea, located in between the tympanic duct and ... the vestibular duct, separated by the basilar membrane and Reissner's membrane (the vestibular membrane) respectively. ...
*  Stria vascularis of cochlear duct
The upper portion of the spiral ligament (which forms the outer wall of the cochlear duct) contains numerous capillary loops ... Cummings (2001). "Chapter 140: Cochlear Anatomy and Central Auditory Pathways". Stria vascularis (PDF). Textbook of ...
*  Basilar membrane
Floor of cochlear duct. Spiral limbus and basilar membrane. Section through the spiral organ of Corti (magnified) The reticular ... The cochlear fluids: Perilymph and endolymph. In: Altschuler, R.A., Hoffman, D.W., Bobbin, R.P. (Eds.), Neurobiology of Hearing ... The cochlear amplifier: augmentation of the traveling wave within the inner ear. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head & ... Richard R. Fay; Arthur N. Popper & Sid P. Bacon (2004). Compression: From Cochlea to Cochlear Implants. Springer. ISBN 0-387- ...
*  Vestibular membrane
It separates the cochlear duct from the vestibular duct. Together with the basilar membrane it creates a compartment in the ... Reissner's membrane is named after German anatomist Ernst Reissner (1824-1878). Floor of cochlear duct. Spiral limbus and ...
*  Spiral ligament
Transverse section of the cochlear duct of a fetal cat. Diagrammatic longitudinal section of the cochlea. This article ...
*  Vestibular duct
It is separated from the cochlear duct by Reissner's membrane and extends from the vestibule of the ear to the helicotrema ... Transverse section of the cochlear duct of a fetal cat. Interior of right osseous labyrinth. Diagrammatic longitudinal section ... The vestibular duct or scala vestibuli is a perilymph-filled cavity inside the cochlea of the inner ear that conducts sound ... Tympanic duct Slide from University of Kansas Diagram at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Image at ...
*  Organ of Corti
Specifically, the cochlear duct growth and the formation of hair cells within the organ of Corti. Mutations in the genes ... Transverse section of the cochlear duct of a fetal cat. Diagrammatic longitudinal section of the cochlea. Floor of ductus ... develops after the formation and growth of the cochlear duct. The inner and outer hair cells then differentiate into their ... the cochlea of the inner ear between the vestibular duct and the tympanic duct and is composed of mechanosensory cells, known ...
*  Tympanic duct
It is separated from the cochlear duct by the basilar membrane, and it extends from the round window to the helicotrema, where ... This movement is conveyed to the organ of Corti inside the cochlear duct, composed of hair cells attached to the basilar ... Transverse section of the cochlear duct of a fetal cat. The cochlea and vestibule, viewed from above. Diagrammatic longitudinal ... The purpose of the perilymph-filled tympanic duct and vestibular duct is to transduce the movement of air that causes the ...
*  Claudius cell
They are in direct contact with the endolymph of the cochlear duct. These cells are sealed via tight junctions that prevent ...
*  Basilar crest
The basilar crest lies within the cochlear duct in the inner ear. It gives attachment to the outer edge of the basilar membrane ...
*  Noggin (protein)
The inner ear underwent multiple deformations affecting the cochlear duct, semilunar canal, and otic capsule portions. Noggin's ... related deformity due to the absence of noggin is conductive hearing loss caused by uncontrolled outgrowth of the cochlear duct ...
*  Ductus reuniens
It connects the lower part of the saccule to the cochlear duct near its vestibular extremity. Victor Hensen This article ...
*  Cochlea
The cochlear duct is almost as complex on its own as the ear itself. The cochlear duct is bounded on three sides by the basilar ... The perilymph in the vestibular duct and the endolymph in the cochlear duct act mechanically as a single duct, being kept apart ... which lies inferior to the cochlear duct and terminates at the round window the cochlear duct or scala media (containing ... separates the cochlear duct from the tympanic duct and determines the mechanical wave propagation properties of the cochlear ...
*  Reticular membrane
The RM separates endolymph in the cochlear duct from underlying corticolymph and perilymph of the scala tympani. The hair ...
*  Ear
The cochlea consists of three fluid-filled spaces: the vestibular duct, the cochlear duct, and the tympanic duct. Hair cells ... Part of the saccule will eventually give rise and connect to the cochlear duct. This duct appears approximately during the ... membrane and the basilar membrane develop to separate the cochlear duct from the vestibular duct and the tympanic duct, ... As the cochlear duct's mesenchyme begins to differentiate, three cavities are formed: the scala vestibuli, the scala tympani ...
*  Inner ear
The basilar membrane separates the cochlear duct from the scala tympani, a cavity within the cochlear labyrinth. The lateral ... The hair cells develop from the lateral and medial ridges of the cochlear duct, which together with the tectorial membrane make ... Beginning in the fifth week of development, the auditory vesicle also gives rise to the cochlear duct, which contains the ... The vestibular wall will separate the cochlear duct from the perilymphatic scala vestibuli, a cavity inside the cochlea. ...
*  Timurlengia
... has a long cochlear duct, with the same height as the labyrinth, an adaptation to hearing low-frequency sounds. ...
*  Impedance analogy
The cochlea portion of the circuit uses a finite element analysis of the continuous transmission line of the cochlear duct. An ... Fukazawa, Tatsuya; Tanaka, Yasuo, "Evoked otoacoustic emissions in a cochlear model", pp. 191-196 in Hohmann, D. (ed), ECoG, ...
*  Neuronal encoding of sound
The fluid found in these two cochlear chambers is perilymph, while scala media, or the cochlear duct, is filled with endolymph ... Cochlear hair cells are organized as inner hair cells and outer hair cells; inner and outer refer to relative position from the ... The apical surface of each cochlear hair cell contains a hair bundle. Each hair bundle contains approximately 300 fine ... Encoding shifts from synchronous responses in the cochlear nucleus and later becomes dependent on rate encoding in the inferior ...
*  Cochlear nerve
Transverse section of the cochlear duct of a fetal cat. Floor of ductus cochlearis. Diagrammatic longitudinal section of the ... the dorsal cochlear nucleus (DCN) the anteroventral cochlear nucleus (AVCN) the posteroventral cochlear nucleus (PVCN) Each of ... There, its fibers synapse with the cell bodies of the cochlear nucleus. In mammals, cochlear nerve fibers are classified as ... In mammals, the axons from each cochlear nerve terminate in the cochlear nuclear complex that is ipsilaterally located in the ...
*  Otic vesicle
... end of the otic vesicle gradually elongates as a tube and coils upon itself forming the beginnings of the cochlear duct. The ...
*  Barakat syndrome
... the failure in the specification of prosensory domain and subsequently leads to increased cell death in the cochlear duct thus ...
*  Auditory system
Vestibular and tympanic ducts are filled with perilymph, and the smaller cochlear duct between them is filled with endolymph, a ... Strikingly, one section, called the cochlear duct or scala media, contains endolymph, a fluid similar in composition to the ... the dorsal cochlear nucleus (DCN), and ventral cochlear nucleus (VCN). The VCN is further divided by the nerve root into the ... Vestibular duct perilymph vibrations bend organ of Corti outer cells (4 lines) causing prestin to be released in cell tips. ...
*  Stapedectomy
Paum PB, Pollak AM & Fisch U., "Utricle, saccule and cochlear duct in relation to stapedotomy: A histologic temporal bone study ... Poor cochlear reserve as shown by poor speech discrimination scores Patient with tinnitus and vertigo Presence of active ... Presence of Carhart's notch in the audiogram of a patient with conductive hearing loss (relative) Good cochlear reserve as ... In particular, stapedotomy procedure greatly reduces the chance of a perilymph fistula (leakage of cochlear fluid). Stapedotomy ...
*  Hair cell
... tufts of stereocilia called hair bundles that protrude from the apical surface of the cell into the fluid-filled cochlear duct ... Mammalian cochlear hair cells are of two anatomically and functionally distinct types, known as outer, and inner hair cells. ... Slow adaptation is most prominent in vestibular hair cells that sense spatial movement and less in cochlear hair cells that ... Research on the regrowth of cochlear cells may lead to medical treatments that restore hearing. Unlike birds and fish, humans ...
*  Index of anatomy articles
... claustrum clava clavicle climbing fiber clinoid clitoris clivus cloaca clonus coccyx cochlea cochlear duct cochlear nerve ... Edinger-Westphal nucleus efferent ducts efferent nerve fiber efferent limb ejaculatory duct elbow electrical conduction system ... sinus sphenopalatine artery sphenopalatine foramen sphincter sphincter of the bile duct sphincter of the pancreatic duct ... Waldeyer's ring Wernicke's area Wharton's duct Wharton's jelly white matter withdrawal reflex wrist xiphoid process zona ...