cochlear hair cell

cochlear hair cell

n.
A sensory cell in the spiral organ in synaptic contact with sensory as well as efferent fibers of the auditory nerve. Also called Corti's cell.
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The mechanism of loudness recruitment is not yet clear, but it is common in general sensorineural deafness and considered an indication of cochlear hair cell diseases.
Hearing losscanoccurasa result of a local inflammatory response leading to cochlear hair cell death or as a result of a direct cytopathic effect of the virus in the inner ear.
Effect of low-level laser therapy on cochlear hair cell recovery after gentamicin-induced ototoxicity.
9,26] Thyroid hormone is suggested as a first transcriptional regulator of the motor protein prestin and as a direct or indirect modulator of subcellular prestin distribution [27] and autonomous functioning of TR[alpha] and TR[beta] in cochlear hair cells modulates active cochlear mechanics and inner hair cell output activity.
The clinical free radical scavenger, edaravone, protects cochlear hair cells from acoustic trauma.
Clinical Applications Individuals with sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) have lost the function of most cochlear hair cells, although some of the cochlear neurons remain and are functional.
However, the new study finds that calcium is not required for adaptation in mammalian auditory hair cells and posits that one of the two previously described mechanisms is absent in auditory cochlear hair cells.
Congenital deafness is most often caused by the lack of cochlear hair cells, resulting in hearing impairment that progresses during a puppy's early postnatal development.
There should be interesting research possibilities applying nanotechnology to some particularly challenging otolaryngologic problems, such as restoration of cochlear hair cells, regeneration of acoustic or vestibular nerve fibers, treatment of tinnitus, and treatment of anosmia, among others.
The cellular basis for aminoglycoside hearing loss is a destruction of cochlear hair cells, specifically the outer hair cells.
The custom programs used for counting cochlear hair cells, plotting, and averaging cochleograms, were developed by R.
2+] damage to the arrangements of cochlear hair cells in the basal, middle, and apex turn in the organ of Corti from rats