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Figure 8 Schematic representation of the basilar membrane (cochlea uncoiled) showing the variation in width along its length

Different frequencies of pressure waves cause different regions of the basilar membrane, which vary in width and stiffness, to vibrate, ...

Basilar membrane unrolled. In mammals in real life it is a spiral

Frequency tuning along the basilar membrane. source: Purves et al., 2001

A row of approximately 3,500 inner hair cells (IHC's) are situated along the basilar membrane, picking up the resonances generated by the incoming waves.

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Figure 11 (a) A highly schematic map of frequency representation on the basilar membrane showing that the part of the basilar membrane that responds to ...

Figure 9 Instantaneous pattern of a travelling wave along the basilar membrane. (a) The pattern that would result if the membrane were ribbon-like.

Cochlea distinguishes pitch because basilar membrane

Functions of the Basilar Membrane

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Inner ear – Resonance of Basilar membrane

The basilar membrane has more than 10,000 sensory hair cells attached to its surface. These are not the hair that we all have on our heads, ...

A: basilar membrane stiffness traces shown as a function of sensor tip excursion. As

Uncoiled cochlea with basilar membrane

A brief diagram of the function of the basilar membrane.

It also shows how the basilar membrane differs in width and the different frequencies detected at each end.

Response of the Basilar Membrane to Sound

Critical-layer absorption. (a) At each longitudinal position, the mass and

Micromechanics of the organ of Corti. (a) Two pillar cells (PC)

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Basilar Membrane Velocity in a Cochlea with a Modified Organ of Corti: Biophysical Journal

Ear compartments

Basilar membrane compliance and stiffness as a function of location from stapes. (A)

Basilar membrane as a mechanical frequency analyzer

The Chochlea Apex (wide and flexible) Base (narrow and stiff) Round window

The basilar membrane has a crucial function: it is thin and stiff at the beginning, and wide and sloppy at the end - populated with approximately 3,500 ...

Load displacement (upper) and stiffness (lower) in the basal turn, calculated

1146 THE ORGANS OF SPECIAL SENSE angle formed between it and the basilar membrane, is a nucleated mass of proto- plasm; while on the inner side ...

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Visor Redalyc - Predicting the Effect of Physical Parameters on the Amplitude of the Passive Cochlear Model

This frequency coding is the result of changing width and stiffness along the length of the basilar membrane. Here is a long quote that describes this from ...

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A row of approximately 3,500 inner hair cells (IHC's) are situated along the basilar membrane, picking up the resonances generated by the incoming waves.

A: in vivo (circles) and hemicochlea (dashes) midpectinate plateau stiffnesses as

The Basilar Membrane is a stiff structural element in the inner ear that splits the two liquid filled tubes that run along the coil of the cochlea.

Stereocilia extend from the apical side of hair cells through the stiff reticular membrane, ...

The figure below shows an example of this particular resonance between two stimulus frequencies:

Model of basilar membrane (BM) vibration across the radial extent of the membrane. A, As the BM moves toward scala vestibuli, at the point of maximum BM ...

Basilar Membrane: Lining & Function

(a) The changes observed in basilar membrane amplitude after an increase in the value of stiffness, (b) Zooming of (a).

Apex organ of corti basilar membrane very stiff and

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What does BASILAR MEMBRANE mean? BASILAR MEMBRANE meaning

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cochlea

A: plateau stiffness as a function of time postmortem in a hemicochlea, demonstrating little

A, Schematic representation of traveling waves propagating along the basilar membrane (BM) in response to a pure tone. When the cochlear amplifier is ...

Figure 12 The sound level required to maintain the basilar membrane at a constant displacement (1.9 × 10−8 m) as a function of the frequency of the tonal ...

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o Continued stimulation can lead to adaptation (they stop responding)

A row of approximately 3,500 inner hair cells (IHC's) are situated along the basilar membrane, picking up the resonances generated by the incoming waves.

(a) The changes observed in basilar membrane amplitude after an increase in the value of stiffness, (b) Zooming of (a).

Hearing: 3.3 The role of the basilar membrane in sound reception - OpenLearn - Open University - SD329_1

At the base of the cochlea, near the oval window: - the basilar membrane is narrow and stiff --> detect high frequency

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Effect of tectorial membrane stiffness for active and passive responses at the base.

Loading (red line) and unloading (black dashed line) point-stiffness vs. deflection curves of the ABM (using the model in Fig.

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Cochlea cross-section

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Point-stiffness vs. deflection plots from the ABM, without (a,b) and with (c,d) the soft TBC layer. The left column (a,c) is for the basal turn (2.8 mm from ...

The changes observed in the basilar membrane amplitude after an increase in the value of stiffness and damping.

Figure 14 Schematic diagrams of shearing forces created between the hair cells and the tectorial membrane as a result of basilar membrane displacement.

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Basilar Membrane

Wide, flexible end of basilar membrane near helicotrema

The influence of model parameters on the point-load vs. deflection curves (top row) and point-stiffness vs. deflection curves (bottom row) for the BM ...

Auditory Pathway Action Potential Nerves

Dead region audiometry[edit]

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illustration of otolith organs showing detail of utricle, ococonia, endolymph, cupula, macula

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The basal end of the basilar membrane is stiffer than the apical end. 24. The basilar membrane is flaccid at the apex. 25. As the mass of a vibrating body ...

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The basilar membrane is narrower, stiffer, and has less mass than at the apex.

The travelling wave

Incoming pressure waves - delivered to the cochlear fluid by the stapes - cause mechanical resonances on different locations along the basilar membrane, ...

The basilar membrane is a thin strip of tissue located in the shell-shaped cochlea

Graphic representation of basilar membrane (BM) distributed parameters for the human cochlea model.

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BASE: stiff (high frequencies)

Figure 7: Response of the basilar membrane to a pure tone.

Anatomy of the ear

Negative membrane capacitance of outer hair cells: electromechanical coupling near resonance | Scientific Reports

Sound travels through the outer ear to the middle ear, which is bounded on its exterior by the tympanic membrane. The middle ear contains three bones called ...