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Parts of the Ear Vocabulary
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This is the ear flap made of cartilage that we normally think of as the ear.
This connects the ear flap to the middle ear. Sound waves travel down this to get to the ear drum.
This is a tiny bone in the ear that connects to the anvil and causes it to vibrate.
This is a tiny bone located between the hammer and the stirrup.
This is the tiniest bone in the human body. It is connected to the anvil and the cochlea.
This organ controls your balance. Each of the three parts of this organ detect a different movement - upwards, downwards, and sideways.
This is a snail-shaped chamber which is filled with liquid and lined with cells that have tiny hairs on top.
This collects signals from the ear and sends those signals to the brain.
Connects the ear to the nose and throat. It helps balance the pressure in your ears.
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