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a membrane which vibrates in response to sound waves. connects the auditory canal to the middle ear.
Transmits vibrations from tympanic membrane to Incus.
transmits vibration from malleus to stapes
vibration is carried from Incus to the oval window
contains auditory ossicles
responsible for hearing and balance and brings information from the inner ear to the brain
the nerve that carries impulses from cochlea to the brain, resulting in the perception of sound
three fluid-filled canals in the inner ear responsible for our sense of balance
converts organ of corti and interpreted as electrical impulse. has soundwaves entered to trigger nerve impulses.
connects the middle ear to the nasopharynx. equalize pressure on both sides of eardrums.
The membrane that relieves pressure from the vibrating waves in the cochlear fluid.
Conducts vibrations from stapes to cochlea
external auditory canal
transmits sound waves from the pinna to the tympanic membrane of the middle ear
collects sound and directs it into outer ear canal.