big ball that comes off of cochlea and semicircular canals come off of this; helps with equilibrium
come off the vestibule; equilibrium
snail-like structure; contains sensory receptors for hearing
internal auditory meatus
canal where ear goes into skull cavity; carries nerves from inside the skull towards the middle and inner ear
within the vestibule; balancing, detects motion and orientation
within the vestibule, bed of sensory cells situated in inner ear; has sensory cells that translate head movements into neural impulses
inside of the semicircular canals; sensory input for experiences of rotary movements
slender, houses the spiral organ of corti the receptor of hearing
located just below the oval window; equalize pressure in the inner ear
branch of the auditory nerve responsible for transmitting auditory info from the cochlea to the brain
area at top of cross-section model; leads from oval window to apex of cochlea
area at bottom of cross-section model; extends from apex of cochlea to round window
superior to the tectorial membrane; separates the cochlear duct from the scala vestibuli
A membrane located above the basilar membrane; serves as a shelf against which the cilia of the auditory hair cells move
a membrane in the cochlea that supports the Organ of Corti
pink membrane on cross-section model; produces endolymph and it secretes it
the bodily fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear
found in scala vestibuli and scala tympani (outside)
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