This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Organ of Corti, SEM

Organ of Corti, SEM

C026/0622

Rights Managed

50.0 MB (4.3 MB compressed)

4701 x 3718 pixels

39.9 x 31.5 cm ⏐ 15.7 x 12.4 in (300dpi)

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Buy Print

Credit

STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Organ of Corti. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of sensory hair cells from the organ of Corti, in the cochlea of the inner ear. These are the outer rows of hairs. These cells are surrounded by a fluid called the endolymph. As sound enters the ear it causes waves to form in the endolymph, which in turn cause these hairs to move. The movement is converted into an electrical signal, which is passed to the brain. Each V- shaped arrangement of hairs lies on the top of a single cell. Magnification: x8000 when printed 10cm wide.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Calculate price
  • Add to board