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The parts of the labyrinth include the three ____________ which provide a sense of equilibrium
Receptors for hearing and are actually epithelial cells synapses with neurons of the vestibulocochlear nerve (VIII)
scala vestibuli, scala tympani, round window
Pressure waves are transmitted from the _______ to ______ and eventually the __________
As pressure waves deform the walls of the scala vestibuli and scala tympani, they push what back and forth?
Inward diffusion of calcium ions causes vesicles at the base of the receptor cell to release what?
Nerve fibers carry impulses to what part of the temporal lobes where they are interpreted
Normal hearing can detect sound waves with frequencies from _______ or more vibrations per second
gelatin and otoliths
What two things does gravity cause to shift, bending hair cells and generating a nervous impulse.
What detects motion of the head and aids in balancing the head and body during sudden movement
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