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Which parts of the ear are involved in balance? (a) Semicircular canals and vestibule, (b) Round window and eustachian tube, (c) Oval window and incus, (d) Temporal bone and cochlea.

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The correct answer is A. The vestibule and the semicircular canals are responsible for controlling our balance. In order to maintain our balance, the receptor cells in these structures send signals to our brain through nerve impulses.

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