Lab 2 (Ear)

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External Ear
Pinna, External Auditory Meatus, Tympanum
Pinna
Collects sounds like a funnel
External Auditory Meatus
Transmits sound from the environment to the tympanic membrane
Tympanum
Receives sounds from the outside and transmits them to the ossicles
Middle Ear
Malleus, Incus, Stapes, Auditory Tube
Ossicles
Malleus, Incus, Stapes
Auditory Tube
Equalizes pressure between outside world and the middle ear
Inner Ear
Cochlea, Semicircular Canals, Vestibule, Vestibulocochlear Nerve
Cochlea
Transforms vibrations received in cochlear fluid into neural signals
Semicircular Canals
Motion sensor (circular)
Vestibule
Motion sensor (linear)