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SHS 221 H001 CH. 3 Quiz
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The __________________ is composed of the fluid filled cochlea (organ of hearing) which is responsible for converting sound into neural impulses sent to the brain
A barrier to sound present in the outer ear and/or middle ear causes what type of hearing loss?
A disturbance in the inner ear or auditory nerve causes a ______________________________ hearing loss.
Which tuning fork test compares the patient's hearing sensitivity by bone conduction to sensitivity by air conduction?
The _______________________ is composed of auricle, ear canal and ear drum
What type of hearing has air conduction thresholds in the abnormal range, bone conduction thresholds in the abnormal range, and air-bone gaps?
Which tuning fork test is a test of lateralization in which the tuning fork is place on the midline of the skull?
The _______________l mechanism consists of the inner ear and auditory nerve.
Which part of the ear converts mechanical energy to hydraulic energy to electrochemical energy?
In the ______________________ pathway, the outer and middle ear is bypassed by vibrating the skull, stimulating the inner ear directly.
What type of hearing has air-conduction in the normal range and bone conduction in the normal range with no air-bone gaps?
Sensorineural hearing losses are not likely to be permanent hearing losses.
The difference between hearing by air conduction and hearing by bone conduction in the same ear is referred to as the _________________.
What type of hearing has air conduction in the abnormal range, bone conduction in the normal range, and air-bone gaps?
Conductive hearing losses are more likely to be resolved with medical treatment than sensorineural hearing losses.
Which part of the ear transmits the electrochemical signal to the brain?
In the ____________________ pathway, the sound passes through the outer, middle and inner ear.
Conductive and sensorineural hearing loss occurring together causes a _____________________ hearing loss.
The ___________________ mechanism consists of the outer and middle ear.
Which pathway of sound depends upon the normal functioning of all parts of the ear: outer ear, middle ear and inner ear?
Which pathway of sound depends on the normal functioning of the inner ear and eighth nerve?
Which tuning fork test looks for the presence of the occlusion effect?
What type of hearing has hearing in the abnormal range for air conduction, hearing in the abnormal range for bone conduction and no air-bone gaps?
Which part of the ear converts sound to mechanical energy?
The ______________________ is composed of an air filled cavity enclosing three tiny bones called ossicles.
Which tuning fork test compares hearing sensitivity of patient to the examiner?
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