Observations on the histological features, development and pathogenesis of the inner ear degeneration of the deaf white cat

  title={Observations on the histological features, development and pathogenesis of the inner ear degeneration of the deaf white cat},
  author={S. K. Bosher and Charles Skinner Hallpike},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological Sciences},
  pages={147 - 170}
  • S. BosherC. S. Hallpike
  • Published 13 April 1965
  • Medicine
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological Sciences
The histological features, development and pathogenesis of the inner ear degeneration in the deaf white cat has been studied in 57 kittens bred from 4 female and 2 male parent animals. The degeneration makes its appearance between the 4th and 6th day of post-natal life, and up to this time no histological abnormalities can be recognized in the inner ear. The degeneration is confined to the cochlea and saccule. In the cochlea a progressive degeneration of Corti’s organ is seen and appears to be… 

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