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part of the middle ear

tympanic membrane
ossicles (3)
malleus (hammer)
incus (anvi)
stapes (stirup)

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tympanic membrane

end of outer, beginning of middle

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stapes

smallest bone in body

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another name for inner ear

bony cabyrinth

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function of cabyrinth

maze
sound waves come in

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oval window

end of middle ear, beginning of inner ear
beneath stapes

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parts of inner ear

oval window (3a)

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parts of oval window

semicircular canal
vestibule
cochlea

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semicircular canal (3)

anterior
posterior
lateral

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endolymph

Thin fluid on inside of canal
pushed and accommodated by round and oval window

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stereocila

cilia in endolymph

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sueila

cuprla
holds sterocilia
inside

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ampula

outside

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vestibule

otolith ogar
saccule (up and down)
utricle (side to side)

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stereocilia

move kinocilium

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kinocilium

onle one attached to dendrite

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vetibular nerve

vestible connects to

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parts of cochlea

oval window
perlymph
scala vestiuble
seal tymphanic

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what does the scala vestibule and seal tympanic produce

perilymph

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eudolymph

scala media (cochlear duct)
(spiral) "organ corti"

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amplitude

how loud

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frequency

what pitch

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what is between basiar membrane and tectorial membrane

stereocilia

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function of stereocilia

sends to brain

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cenimen

ear wax
cenimen cells

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aphasia

inability to speak

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menieves

titinus (ringing of ear)

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what are the 3 ossicles

maleus: hammer
incus: anvil
stapes: stirup

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what is endolymph

calcium carbonate inside utricle

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what is the function of semicircular canals

head orientation

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function of vestible

otolith organ

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function of cochlea

hearing

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what is another name for tympanic membrane

eardrum

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what is between the scala vestibule and the scala tympanic

scala media

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what is inside the scala media

basal membrane
tectoral membrane

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what are the parts of the outer ear

auricle (pinna)
external auditory canal (meatus)

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perilymph

thick fluid

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endolymp

thin fluid

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endolymph is in where

scala media

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perilymph is in where

scala vestibule
scala tymphanic

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what is another name for scala media

organ corti
cochlear duct

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semicircular canal is important for

head orientation

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stereocilia is where

in endolymph