List of abbreviations
of micros-
specialist terms
explained in
English +

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Dr. med.
H. Jastrow

of use
Overview inner ear (Auris interna):
Pages with explanations are linked to the text below the images if available! (Labelling is in German)
organ of corti  +
scala media
detail thereof:
hair cells
outer and inner
hair cells
inner pilar cell
+ inner hair cell
Organ of Corti: phalangeal
cell microtubules
basilar membrane
phalangea cells
spiral ligament
Reißner's membrane scala tympani
epithelial cell
cells of the
stria vascularis
detail of the surface
of the stria vascularis
outer hair cells cells of the basilar
small Claudius' cell outer hair cell basal part stereovillus = "sensory hair"
of an inner hair cell
stereovilli of an
outer hair cell
outer hair cell
All shown preparations derive from a guinea pig

An English page with detailed information and more images is only available in the professional version of this atlas.

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