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.
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Auditory neuropathy with preserved cochlear microphonic and secondary loss of otoacoustic emissions.
The pulse shape discrimination in the energy interval from 5 eV till 100 eV enables substantially reduce noise from electromagnetic interferences and microphonics. The critical point to conduct the experiment is the background.
Patients were categorized according to the cochlear microphonics (CM) threshold (<80 or [greater than or equal to]80 dBHL) and according to the compound action potential (CAP) threshold (<70 or [greater than or equal to]70 dBnHL).
Permanent intracochlear electrodes in cats, tissue tolerance and cochlear microphonics. Laryngoscope.
This hypothesis is consistent with data collected in toadfish indicating that semicircular canal hair-cell MET currents and canal microphonics exhibit only very modest adaptation dynamics for physiological stimuli in vivo (Rabbitt et al., 2005), indicating that hair cells may be operating in a "fully-adapted" state.
Kevin Barrett, the guru of KAB, claims the moving iron design adds warmth to the mid-bass registers owing to microphonics that reside in the moving iron system.
Unfortunately, CRO/SAW oscillators have several disadvantages, including a limited tuning range (which limits the amount of correction that can be made to compensate for the tolerances of other components in the oscillator circuit), and sensitivity to microphonics and phase hits.
Vendors of IBM PC-compatible units include AudoPilot, Interstate Voice Products, Keytronic, Microphonics, Texas Instruments, Verbex, and Votan.
By producing only a thin layer of condensed nitrogen at the coldplate, microphonics from evaporation is minimized.
Cochlear microphonics was observed which reversed with change in polarity of stimuli suggestive of auditory neuropathy (Fig 6, 7).
At this low level, power supply rejection, board layout, thermal drift, thermocouples formed between dissimilar metal conductors, and microphonics all affect fidelity.
The DFSL series of dual output, rugged frequency synthesizers offer ultra low microphonics and improved phase noise at least 10 dBc lower than previous models.