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An instrument that converts sound waves into an electric current, usually fed into an amplifier, a recorder, or a broadcast transmitter.

mi′cro·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.


1. (Electronics) of or relating to microphones
2. (Electronics) (of valves or other electronic components) unusually sensitive to incident sound or mechanical shock
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Study of cochlear microphonic potentials in auditory neuropathy.
2) Moreover, a significant decrease in cochlear microphonic and cochlear nerve action potential has been demonstrated in guinea pigs in a uremic state.
81,88,89) We obtained baseline levels of compound action potentials and cochlear microphonic thresholds in the guinea pigs, and then randomly assigned them to one of three groups: