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Hairs of different stiffnesses and lengths vibrate at different frequencies. The hairs
are commonly tuned to frequencies of sounds produced by other organisrns. For
example, a r1ale mosquito locates a mate by ""le8l'lS of fine hairs on his ...
Pitch is a function of a sound wave's frequency or rrumber of vibrations per
second, expressed in hertz (Hz). l—'gh-frequency waves produce h'gh-pitched
sounds, whereas the low-frequency waves produce lowpitched sounds. Healthy
sounds at frequencies above 100,000 Hz, using this ability to locate objects. The
cochlea can distinguish pitch because tne basilar membrane is not uniform along
its length: It is relatively narrow and stiff at the base of the cochlea near the oval ...
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