Cochlear Explorers – Part VIII – Space of Nuel

Welcome to part VIII of Hearing International’s series honoring the Cochlear Explorers. This week’s explorer is Jean-Pierre Nuel (1847-1920), who was a Luxembourgian–Belgian ophthalmologist and physiologist.  Recall that there are lots of cells and other structures within the body named after the researchers who first described them, and these are called Eponyms. Nuel’s name is lent to an area between the innermost hear cell and the outermost pillar of corti now…

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Cochlear Explorers – Part III – Henson’s Cells

It was fitting that the present series began with a discussion of Alfonso Corti, as most of the Cochlear Explorers  in this series are named for the discoverers of the anatomical structures of his famous Organ of Corti.  So far, we have discussed Corti and Friedrich Matthias Caludius.  Hearing International’s next explorer is Christian Andreas Viktor Hensen.  Recall that in…

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