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big ball that comes off of cochlea and semicircular canals come off of this; helps with equilibrium
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, 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
branch of the auditory nerve responsible for transmitting auditory info from the cochlea to the brain
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
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