Organ of corti is found in

Organ Of Corti Is Found In Biology Question

Organ of corti is found in


(a) heart
(b) inner ear
(c) kidneys
(d) nasal chamber

Correct Answer:

inner ear


The scala media is the most important canal or channel of the cochlea of inner ear. It bears an upper membrane, the Reissner’s membrane, and lower membrane, basilar membrane.On the basilar membrane a sensory ridge, the organ of Corti is present. The organ of Corti consists of outer hair cells, inner hair cells, inner pillar cells, outer pillar cells, tunnel of Corti, Phalangeal cells(cells of Deiters), cells of Hensen and cells of Claudius. Its properties are to determine the patterns of vibration of sound waves.

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Topics: Neural Control and Chemical Coordination (195)
Subject: Biology (4253)

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