Organ of Corti
organ of Corti
Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- Structure in the inner ear that transforms mechanical forces produced from pressure waves ("sound waves") into action potentials that are sensed as sound.
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.