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Definition of the noun sensory hair
What does sensory hair mean as a name of something?
- a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat
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A Dictionary of Audiology (2016)
by Maryanne Maltby
The sensory organ in the cochlea, which sits along the entire length of the * basilar membrane and contains the sensory hair cells. There are three rows of outer hair cells and one row of inner hair cells. Within the organ of Corti, there is a ...
Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)
Volume One by Larry R. Squire
Millions of lives are affected by hearing and balance deficits that arise when sensory hair cells in the inner ear are killed by loud sounds, head trauma, infections, autoimmune disorders, and certain drugs. Those deficits permanently affect ...
Encyclopedia of Genetics (2014)
by Eric C.R. Reeve
Connexin 26, which is present in a number of inner ear cells, excluding the sensory hair cells (Kikuchi et al., 1995), has been proposed to be involved in potassium recycling, which is essential for the auditory transduction process. MYO7A ...
The Dictionary of Psychology (2016)
by Ray Corsini
Sensory hair cells in compartments of the cochlea detect movements of the head through the shifting of fluid, granules, or other substances (depending upon the species) due to the force of inertia. The resulting impulses are transmitted to the ...
Concise Medical Dictionary (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin
contains sensory hair cells attached to an overlying tectorial membrane (see illustration). When the basilar membrane vibrates the ...
The Encyclopedia of Perception by Jennifer L. Hellier
and a viscous fluid that are used to stimulate the sensory hair cells that line the saccule's epithelial layer. It is the bending of the ...
by Charles Taylor
sensory hair cells are embedded in a jellylike cupule (cup- shaped structure). When the head moves, the fluid in one or more of the canals moves and bends both the cupule and its hairs. The hair cells then send nerve impulses to the brain .
Chambers's encyclopaedia (1900)
a dictionary of universal knowledge
epithelial jacket out of the opening of which the sensory hairs 1 6) project; e, the nerve passing to taste-bulb ; d, a sensory cell taken from a taste-bulb, showing the sensory hair and its flue nerve; t , a supporting cell. 76 TASTE TATE that, if a ...
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