place theory

noun

: a theory in physiology: the perception of pitch results from the ability of sounds of different pitch to stimulate different areas of the organ of Corti compare telephone theory

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“Place theory.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/place%20theory. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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