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A quantitative study of cochlear afferent axons in birds

Köppl, Christine, Wegscheider, Andrea, Gleich, Otto and Manley, Geoffrey A. (2000) A quantitative study of cochlear afferent axons in birds. Hearing Research 139 (1-2), pp. 123-143.

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This paper is a comparative study of auditory-nerve morphology in birds. The chicken (Gallus gallus), the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) and the starling (Sturnus vulgaris) were chosen as unspecialised birds that have already been used in auditory research. The data are discussed in comparison to a similar earlier study on the barn owl, a bird with highly specialised hearing, in an attempt to ...


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Item type:Article
Date:January 2000
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde
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Keywords:Auditory; Basilar papilla; Eighth nerve; Barn owl; Chicken; Myelination
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Item ID:4321
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