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Outer ear

Collect sound from air and directed through the ear canal.

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Tympanic membrane (eardrum)

Membrane that vibrates when sound hits it.

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Oval window

A membrane that separates middle ear from inner ear; send vibrations to the cochlea.

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Cochlea

A fluid filled membrane in the inner ear; it's pressure changes stimulate hair cells.

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Hair cells

Auditory receptor cells that initiate nerve impulses.