Carries sound waves to the eardrum
Vibrates when sound waves arrive in the ear.
Picks up vibrations from the eardrum. Also called the Malleus.
Transmits vibrations from the hammer to the stirrup. Also called the Incus
Detect the rotation of the head.
The part of the inner ear that detects sound.
Carries nerve impules from the cochlea to the brain. Also called the Cochlear Nerve.
Connects the middle ear to the throat.
Vibrates and moves the oval window. Also called the Stapes.
External part of the ear.
Transmits vibrations to the fluid in the inner ear.