cochlea cochlea  /ˈkɑ kli ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the snail-shaped tube (in the inner ear coiled around the modiolus) where sound vibrations are converted into nerve impulses by the organ of Corti

News

  • Cochlear Americas Receives FDA Approval for the First and Only Ear Level Accessory for ...

    The Aqua Accessory allows recipients to shower and swim under water with their Cochlear™ Nucleus® 5 Sound Processor CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Cochlear Americas, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today that the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a one-of-a-kind Aqua Accessory compatible with the Cochlear Nucleus 5 Sound Processor. The Aqua Accessory is a ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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Quotes

  • "The cochlea quickly gets the big picture of what's going on in the sound spectrum," said Sarpeshkar. "The more I started to look at the ear, the more I realized it's like a super radio with 3,500 parallel channels."
    on Jun 3, 2009 By: Rahul Sarpeshkar Source: Science Daily (press release)

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