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the snail-shaped tube (in the inner ear coiled around the modiolus) where sound vibrations are converted into nerve impulses by the organ of Corti

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In 2001, 30 artificial cochleae intended for war veterans' children were purchased by joint action of the Ministry of War Veterans and Ministry of Health, named Anamarija in the World of Sounds.
The compressed electrode is beneficial in ensuring complete insertion of the electrode in patients with shorter cochleae.
Four weeks after transplantation, the researchers found that the majority of cochleae that had been transplanted exhibited the settlement of iPS or ES-derived neurons.
PLAINTIFF'S CLAIM The damage to the patient's cochleae was caused by untreated meningitis.
Immediately after CAP measurements, rats were decapitated and the cochleae harvested.