Elastic Properties of the Tectorial Membrane in Vivo



The subject of this paper concerns the role of the tectorial membrane in cochlear hair-cell stimulation. According to our measurements this role in the mammalian cochlea was misunderstood for the past three quarters of this century.


Hair Cell Basilar Membrane Mongolian Gerbil Shear Motion Tectorial Membrane 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Sensory ResearchSyracuse UniversitySyracuseUSA

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