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Hair Cells, Auditory, Outer MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Hair Cells, Auditory, Outer
Tree Number(s)
A08.675.650.250.315
A08.675.650.915.750.600.350.365
A08.800.950.750.600.350.365
A09.246.300.246.577.325.380
A11.671.650.250.315
A11.671.650.915.750.600.350.365
Unique ID
D018072
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018072
Scope Note
Sensory cells of organ of Corti. In mammals, they are usually arranged in three or four rows, and away from the core of spongy bone (the modiolus), lateral to the INNER AUDITORY HAIR CELLS and other supporting structures. Their cell bodies and STEREOCILIA increase in length from the cochlear base toward the apex and laterally across the rows, allowing differential responses to various frequencies of sound.
Entry Term(s)
Auditory Hair Cell, Outer
Auditory Hair Cells, Outer
Cochlear Outer Hair Cell
Cochlear Outer Hair Cells
Hair Cell, Auditory, Outer
Hair Cells, Auditory, Outer Inner
Outer Auditory Hair Cell
Outer Auditory Hair Cells
Outer Hair Cells
Previous Indexing
Hair Cells, Auditory (1980-1993)
Mechanoreceptors (1977-1979)
Organ of Corti (1966-1976)
See Also
Stereocilia
Public MeSH Note
2008; see HAIR CELLS 1994-2007
History Note
2008 (1994)
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/29
Revision Date
2018/07/02
Hair Cells, Auditory, Outer Preferred
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