cochlear microphonic


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microphonic

 [mi″kro-fon´ik]
1. serving to amplify sound.
cochlear microphonic any of the electrical potentials generated in the hair cells of the organ of Corti in response to acoustic stimulation.

coch·lear mic·ro·phonic

(kok'lē-ar mī-krō-fon'ik),
bioelectric potentials produced by the hair cells of the organ of Corti in response to sound that faithfully represent the frequency and intensity of the acoustic stimulation.

microphonic

1. serving to amplify sound.
2. cochlear microphonic.

cochlear microphonic
any of the electrical potentials generated in the hair cells of the organ of Corti in response to acoustic stimulation.
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We then measured postdrug and postnoise compound action potentials and cochlear microphonic thresholds.
7,8] They found that perfusion of air into the scala tympani resulted in a drastic decrease in the cochlear microphonics and in the amplitude of the compound action potential.
8] They discovered that even a small amount of air in the scala vestibuli resulted in a decrease in the cochlear microphonics, the action potential, and the endocochlear potential.