2014 Inner Ear Physiology

Central processing

IHC à  spiral ganglion à auditory nerve which bifurcates:

1.      ventral cochlear nucleus à trapezoid body à superior olivary complex (lateral and medial superior olivary nuclei) à inferior colliculus

2.      dorsal cochlear nucleus à lateral lemniscus à inferior colliculus

à brachium of the inferior colliculus à medial geniculate nucleus of the thalamus à primary auditory cortex

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