Is a cochlear hair cell a neuron?

Kalman Rubinson kr4 at nyu.edu
Tue Jul 1 21:05:02 EST 2003


On 1 Jul 2003 18:48:41 -0700, tonyjeffs at aol.com (TonyJeffs) wrote:

>I'd call it a pentode valve.  Two reasons;  firstly, it has several,
>maybe  3 or 4 different inputs, being ACh incoming synapses, and the
>gate on the cilia, and integrates them to calculate an output
>secondly, I don't know the name for a four input valve. Quartode valve
>doesn't sound correct..

How about a microphonic triode?

Kal



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