Skip to Content
Medical Term:

cochlear microphonic

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

Definition: 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

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.