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5 Matching questions

  1. function of the semicircular canals
  2. canals that are located in the labyrinth
  3. transmits sound waves to the middle ear
  4. egg shaped portion of the bony labyrinth
  5. large swelling at one end of the membranous labyrinth
  1. a vestibule
  2. b
    eardrum or tympanic membrane
  3. c dynamic equilibrium
  4. d the bony labyrinth and the membranous labyrinth
  5. e
    the ampulla (pic: top right)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. endolymph
  2. ampulla
  3. tympanic membrane/eardrum
  4. dynamic equilibrium
  5. perilymph

5 True/False questions

  1. carries nerve impulses to the brain
    vestibularcochlear nerve (Cranial Nerve VIII) (pic: top right)


  2. where the scala tympani endsround window


  3. name the two canals within the labyrinththe bony labyrinth and the membranous labyrinth


  4. functions as a pressure valve in the ear
    round window


  5. the egg shaped central part of the inner ear; located next to the stapes; important for maintaining static equilibrium.vestibule