cell of Deiters

noun

cell of Dei·​ters -ˈdīt-ərz, -ərs How to pronounce cell of Deiters (audio)
: one of the modified supporting cells prolonged into a process ending in a terminal plate that are placed among and alternate with the outer hair cells of the organ of Corti

called also Deiters' cell

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“Cell of Deiters.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cell%20of%20Deiters. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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