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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.

microphonic

/mi·cro·phon·ic/ (mi″kro-fon´ik)
1. serving to amplify sound.

cochlear microphonic  the electrical potential generated in the hair cells of the organ of Corti in response to 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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I am at the moment developing a live electronic multi-channel piece for maracas, in which a microphonic space is proposed for creating a surround amplification ring, and is at the same time a control interface for sound spatialisation and digital signal processing, and a chorographical space for musical performance.
Furthermore, the succession of the three sounds imitates the amplitude contour of a real string bass sound; in this case, the real string bass mimics the attack, the microphonic one acts as the rise to the steady-state which is imitated by the macrophonic bass, as is the decay portion of the sound.
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.
We then measured postdrug and postnoise compound action potentials and cochlear microphonic thresholds.
QuietLight enables the deployment of critical all-fiber sensor systems in harsh environments where microphonic noise and vibration are problematic for legacy laser systems.
Focusing contact disc workpiece microphonic example.
The company's VCO/PLL design approach realizes faster switching speeds, good microphonic performance and lower power consumption.
The normal ECoG response is very complex, consisting of an AP, a summating potential (SP), and cochlear microphonic (CM) responses.
Within the barrier sensor segment of the perimeter security market, fiber optic cable (FOC) sensors have the most potential for growth, although in 1994 acoustic microphonic ported coaxial cable (AMPCC), which has about 80 percent of this submarket, continued to experience strong user demand.
The MVCS improves the laser's wavelength stability (from Gigahertz wavelength jitter to Megahertz wavelength jitter), its line width by a factor of 1000 (from megahertz to kilohertz), and it reduces the low frequency noise (dbRe Hz/sqrt(Hz) at 250 Hz) by a factor of 10,000 while maintaining full tunability over the L and C bands, and its immunity to microphonic disturbances.
The VCO/PLL design approach realizes much faster switching speeds, good microphonic performance and lower power consumption.
It will work with a variety of sensor systems, including fiber-optic, strain-sensitive, microphonic cable and microwave systems, and can be tailored to recognize site specific nuisances.