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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