cochlear microphonic

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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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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.
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We then measured postdrug and postnoise compound action potentials and cochlear microphonic thresholds.
This electrophysiological procedure is composed of three auditory evoked potential parameters - Cochlear Microphonic (CM), Summating Potential (SP), and Action Potential (AP) [10,11].
The normal ECoG response is very complex, consisting of an AP, a summating potential (SP), and cochlear microphonic (CM) responses.
Auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD) or auditory dys-synchrony is a condition where otoacoustic emissions (OAE) and/or cochlear microphonics are present, and auditory brainstem responses (ABR) and acoustic reflexes are absent or abnormal (1-4).
[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.