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Definition of "cochlear" [coch•le•ar]

  • Of or pertaining to the cochlea. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cochlear" in a sentence
  • "In his hearing and speech lab at UCI, Zeng has made advances in cochlear implant development, discovering that enhancing the detection of frequency modulation (FM) significantly boosts the performance of many hearing aids devices by increasing tonal recognition, which is essential to hearing music and understanding certain spoken languages like Mandarin."
  • "Such loss may involve damage to inner ear cells called cochlear fibrocytes, which are fundamental to inner ear function."
  • "When Sophie was four years old we were told about a new Australian invention called the cochlear implant or bionic ear."