membrane of Corti

membrane of Cor·​ti | \ -ˈkȯrtē, -ȯ(ə)rˌtē \

Definition of membrane of Corti

: a membrane overlying the organ of Corti

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History and Etymology for membrane of Corti

after Alfonso Corti †1876 Italian anatomist

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“Membrane of Corti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/membrane%20of%20Corti. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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