Flashcards in Special sences CH 15 Deck (66)
Continuous membranous sacs and ducts with in the bony labyrinth. Filled with endolymph fluid.
Central egg shaped cavity of the bony labyrinth, two sacs: saccule and utricle. Houses equillibrim receptors called maculae.
Anterior lateral and posterior canals, responds to angular rotational movement of the head.
semicircular ducts inside with ampulla housing equilibrium receptors called crista ampullaris.
Snail shaped and houses the cochlear duct that contains the receptor organ for hearing: the spiral organ or organ of Corti.
3 cochlear chambers (or scalae)