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cell of Claudius
cell of Clau·di·us
Definition of CELL OF CLAUDIUS
: one of the low cuboidal cells covering the outermost part of the basilar membrane of the organ of Corti
Biographical Note for CELL OF CLAUDIUS
Clau·di·us\ˈklau̇d-ē-u̇s\Friedrich Matthias(1822–1869), Austrian anatomist. Claudius studied the hearing organs of land and marine mammals. In 1852 he described those cells in the organ of Corti which are now known as the cells of Claudius.