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Medical Term:

cochlear microphonic

Pronunciation: kok'le-ar mi-kro-fon'ik


bioelectric potentials produced by the hair cells of the organ of Corti in response to sound that faithfully represent the frequency and intensity of the acoustic stimulation.

Synonym(s): cochlear potential, Wever-Bray phenomenon

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