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Pitch

Wave lengths (frequency)

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Volume

How soft or loud a noise is. (amplitude)

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Timbre

Richness in tone

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Hertz

Waves per second. Measurement if frequency

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Pinna

Concentration if soundwaves

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Auditory canal

Ear canal. To eardrum.

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Cochlea

Filled with fluid. Fluid vibrate and surrounds membrane.

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Basilar mambrane

Resting place of Corti

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Corti

Hair cells

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Auditory nerve

Axons of all receptor nerves from hair cells

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Place theory

Location where sound hits ear

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Frequency theory

How frequent sound hits

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Conduction hearing impairment

Vibrations cannot be passed to cochlea from eardrum

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Nerve hearing impairment

Auditory pathways and cortical areas if brain

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Cochlear implant

Microphone implanted just behind ear. Picks up sound from surrounding environment.