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[Gofriends] vibrational conductance of sound to the inner ear

David Hill dph at informatics.jax.org
Wed Mar 2 06:08:40 PST 2011


Hi Peter,

I just fixed this. As an aside, it is better to make requests like this 
through the ontology SourceForge tracker. That way there is no way they 
can slip through the cracks.

David

On 3/2/11 2:05 AM, Robinson, Peter wrote:
> Hi GO friends,
>
> I think the following definition is wrong:
>
> vibrational conductance of sound to the inner ear (GO:0055127)
>
> Definition
>      The series of events involved in the perception of sound vibration. The vibration is transmitted via ossicles to the inner ear.
>
> I say this because "The series of events involved in the perception of sound vibration. " clearly includes brain work, whereas the name of the term implies only the conductance of vibrations (sound) to the inner ear. A better definition would be
>
> "The transmission of vibrations via ossicles to the inner ear."
>
> -peter
>
>
>
> PD Dr. med. Peter N. Robinson, MSc.
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