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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy: Section 1 - Cells Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy: Section 6 - Nervous Tissue

Plate 6.105 Spiral Ganglion Cells: Cochlear nerve

Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D., Adel K. Afifi, M.D., Paul M. Heidger, Jr., Ph.D.
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Cochlear nerve

Plate 6.105 Spiral Ganglion Cells: Cochlear nerve

Guinea pig, Müller's fluid, H. & E., 612 x.

Bone: Modiolus or central conical pillar of spongy bone of the osseous cochlea.

Cochlear nerve fibers: Central processes of the bipolar ganglion cells.

Bipolar cell bodies: Spiral ganglion. Peripheral processes of sensory hair cells located in the organ of Corti.* Central processes from the spiral ganglion cells form the cochlear nerve (auditory part of the eighth cranial nerve).

See Plate 311.

*Corti was a nineteenth-century Italian anatomist.

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