cell of Deiters

cell of Deiters
cell of Dei·ters -'dīt-ərz, -ərs n one of the modified supporting cells prolonged into a process ending in a terminal plate that are placed among and alternate with the outer hair cells of the organ of Corti called also Deiters' cell
Dei·ters 'dīt-ərs Otto Friedrich Karl (1834-1863)
German anatomist. A student of Rudolf Virchow, Deiters made several significant contributions to the study of the anatomy of the nervous system and the inner ear. In 1865 his magnum opus on the brain and spinal marrow in mammals was posthumously published. It contained his descriptions of the structures now called the cells of Deiters and Deiters' nucleus.

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