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Auditory/Ear Canal

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

Semicircular Canals

Detect the rotation of the head.


The part of the inner ear that detects sound.

Auditory Nerve

Carries nerve impules from the cochlea to the brain. Also called the Cochlear Nerve.

Eustachian Tube

Connects the middle ear to the throat.


Vibrates and moves the oval window. Also called the Stapes.


External part of the ear.

Oval Window

Transmits vibrations to the fluid in the inner ear.

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