The auditory sensory organ of lizards, amphibians, and birds, which is homologous to the Corti in mammals. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basilar_papilla ]

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Term information

database cross reference
  • VHOG:0001567
  • XAO:0003145
  • AAO:0011018
definition
  • The auditory sensory organ of lizards, amphibians, and birds, which is homologous to the Corti in mammals.
editor note
  • consider classifying as a sensory epithelium
external definition
  • A sensory structure in the lagenar portion of an amphibian's membranous labyrinth between the oval and round windows.[AAO]
has exact synonym
  • papilla basilaris
has related synonym
  • sensory epithelium of recessus basilaris
  • basilar papillae
id
  • UBERON:0013731