Term: inner ear detection of mechanical stimulus involved in sensory perception of sound
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Name: inner ear
Synonyms: ear, otic capsule, otocyst
Definition: The auditory (hearing) and vestibular (balance) organ of the fish, equivalent to the inner ear of amniotes. (See Anatomical Atlas entry for ear by T. Whitfield.)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000217]
Name: detection of mechanical stimulus involved in sensory perception of sound
Synonyms: detection of sound, hearing, sensory transduction of sound, perception of sound, detection of mechanical stimulus, perception of sound, sensory detection of mechanical stimulus, perception of sound, sensory transduction of mechanical stimulus, sensory detection of mechanical stimulus during perception of sound, sensory transduction of mechanical stimulus during perception of sound, sensory transduction of sound
Definition: The series of events involved in the perception of sound vibration in which the vibration is received and converted into a molecular signal.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0050910]   QuickGO   AmiGO