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adj. Pertaining to the act or sense of hearing.
detect changes in blood pressure
biologic clock in humans; the rhythmic repetition of certain phenomena, such as hunger, fatigue, and changes in blood pressure, that tend to fluctuate within a 24-hour period
Papilla: Anterior to sulcus terminalis, taste buds, & glands of Von Ebner (serous)
the snail-shaped tube (in the inner ear coiled around the modiolus) where sound vibrations are converted into nerve impulses by the Organ of Corti
anvil; middle of the three auditory ossicles of the middle ear
muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil
network of canals, such as found in the ear
relating to or located near the organ that produces tears
located in semicircular canals--"ear stones" have hair cells that when bent, indicate to body that you're moving-acceleration or deccelaeration
a yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision
hammer; first of the three auditory ossicles of the middle ear
the faculty of smell
farsightedness resulting from a reduced ability to focus caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens with age
tough, fibrous, white outer coat extending from the cornea to the optic nerve
stirrup; last of the three auditory ossicles of the middle ear
A membrane located above the basilar membrane
the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound
inner portion of eye with a glassy appearance