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Lab 28: The Ear
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Arrange these structures in the order in which sound waves pass through them
aricle, external auditory meatus, tympanum, malleus, incus, stapes, perilymph, endolymph, organ of Corti
The ___ are three passages, each forming a circle and each in a different plane.
When traveling in an automobile, you sense that you have suddenly turned a corner. The sensation you have is mainly an aspect of the sense of ___ equilibrium.
In a weightless environment, as in deep space, the sense of ___ equilibrium would not work well, if at all.
The vestibular membrane and basilar membrane are walls of the ___ labyrinth.
The sensory patch in the utricle's lining is called the ___?
The sensory patch in the utricle's lining has receptors for the sense of ___?
The ___ is a passage that allows air pressure in the middle ear to reach equilibrium with atmospheric air pressure.
The auditory ossicles are joined to one another with ___ joints.
The ___ has a flat, pluglike portion that fits into the oval window.
Both the oval window and the ___ window are on the boundary of the middle and inner ear.
During sound reception, the tectorial membrane vibrates and stimulates the hair cells in the ___?
organ of Corti
The ___ is the most external portion of the external ear.
The ___ amplify sound waves by as much as 20 times their original intensity.
The semicircular canals have sensory structures called ___ within the ampullae.
The semicircular canals have sensory structures for the sense of ___?
The maculae of the vestibular sensory regions are covered with gelatinous material. ___ are embedded in this material.
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