organ of hearing(redirected from cochlear labyrinth)
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|Noun||1.||organ of hearing - the part of the ear that is responsible for sensations of sound|
sense organ, sensory receptor, receptor - an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
ear - the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
organ of Corti - the hearing organ of the inner ear; contains receptors that respond to sound waves