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-VIII (8) cranial nerve
-semi-circular canals (7 parts) lateral, posterior, superior
purpose of the auditory ossicles?
to send vibrations to the inner ear
-also, transmit and amplify sound
(located and function?)
-located middle ear to nasopharynx
-purpose = equalize air pressure
(located and function)
-opens to middle ear to mastoid
=purpose = equalize air pressure
-houses the organ of Corti (hair cells)
-changes fluid signal to electrochemical
3) Fluid movement
Oval window - fluid flows through the conchea over the hair cells of the Organ of Corti
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