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What is the point of the Rhine test?
Bone conduction – is deafness neural or inner ear blockage?
How many inner vs outer hair cells?
3,500 vs 12,000
What is the site of sensory transduction for hearing?
Organ of Corti
What do most afferent nerves take signals from?
Inner hair cells
What changes length to augment basilar membrane motion?
Outer hair cells
What are the properties of afferent nerves?
1 – have phasic and tonic activity
What depolarizes a hair cell?
Deflection upwards to the tallest cilia
Neural pathway of hearing
8th cranial nerve