auditory receptor cells

au·di·to·ry re·cep·tor cells

columnar cells in the epithelium of the spiral organ, having hairs (stereocilia) on their apical ends. See: Corti cells.

au·di·to·ry re·cep·tor cells

(aw'di-tōr-ē rĕ-sep'tŏr selz)
Columnar cells in the epithelium of the organ of Corti, having hairs (stereocilia) on their apical ends.
Columnar cells in the epithelium of the organ of Corti, having hairs (stereocilia) on their apical ends.
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Cochlear implants, which feature a part that is implanted surgically, use electrical signals that bypass the inner ear's damaged auditory receptor cells to stimulate the auditory nerve.