Definition of Hair cell
1. Noun. A sensory epithelial cell present in the organ of Corti.
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Literary usage of Hair cell
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1. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1900)
"The cell of Corti very closely resembles an inner hair-cell. ... 190 D), and the free surface bears, like the inner hair-cell, a row of short rods, ..."
2. A Textbook of Physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"In each pair we may recognize a cell which bears hairs (or rather rods), the hair-cell ... bar The cell of Corti very closely resembles an inner hair-cell. ..."
3. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1892)
"A single hair cell, alive in aqueous humor, a, terminal bulb of hair affixed to cover glass, b, the elastic hair, f, the cell cap. FIG. 9. ..."
4. Text-book of Botany: Morphological and Physiological by Julius Sachs (1875)
"... of the epidermis-cells may become separated by a septum ; the hair then consists of a basal cell fixed in the epidermis and of a free hair-cell (as in ..."
5. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1901)
"The hair-cell complete, possesses an internal point or hair which can clearly ... The hair cell is, due to the " hair organ," a specific form of cell which ..."
6. Human embryology by Charles Sedgwick Minot (1897)
"It becomes the inner hair-cell, with a distinct nucleus of its own, a somewhat coarsely granular protoplasm, and a horseshoe of hairs upon its free upper ..."