Hensen, Christian Andreas Victor
Hensen, Christian Andreas Victor(hen'sen)
Ger. zoologist and physiologist, 1835–1924.
A modified Golgi net found in the hair cells of the organ of Corti.
Any of the tall columnar cells that form the outer border cells of the organ of Corti of the cochlea.
The band in the center of the A disk of a sarcomere of striated muscle. During contraction it appears lighter than the remaining portion of the disk, and in its center, a dark stripe, the M line, is seen. Synonym: H band
Hensen knotPrimitive node.
A mass of rapidly proliferating cells at the anterior end of the primitive streak of the embryo.
A dark band on the undersurface of the tectorial membrane of the inner ear.