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Otoacoustic Emissions, Spontaneous MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Otoacoustic Emissions, Spontaneous
Tree Number(s)
G07.888.500.750
G11.561.790.263.570
Unique ID
D017084
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017084
Scope Note
Self-generated faint acoustic signals from the inner ear (COCHLEA) without external stimulation. These faint signals can be recorded in the EAR CANAL and are indications of active OUTER AUDITORY HAIR CELLS. Spontaneous otoacoustic emissions are found in all classes of land vertebrates.
Entry Term(s)
Spontaneous Otoacoustic Emissions
NLM Classification #
WV 268
Previous Indexing
Acoustic Stimulation (1984-1992)
Acoustics (1984-1992)
Cochlea (1983-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2020/06/09
Otoacoustic Emissions, Spontaneous Preferred
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