Ear Part 1
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Ear is divided into 3 anatomical regions?
External, Middle, and Inner Ear
Structure consists of elastic cartilage and used to collect sound waves and funnel them into external acoustic meatus?
Visible portion of ear which collects and directs sound waves to middle ear?
Portion of the ear goes by 2 names, that describes the air filled cavity separated from external meatus by means of tympanic membrane?
Auditory Tube, Pharnygotympanic
Portion of ear that contains sensory organs for hearing and equilibrium?
Passage way within temporal bone thru which sound waves travel from external ear to tympanic membrane?
External Acoustic Meatus
Glands which secrete ear wax?
What is wax in ear called?
2 Main Functions of Cerumen?
- 1.Slows growth of microorganisms
- 2. Help foreign objects from entering
Known as ear drum, lies at end of external auditory meatus, and separates internal from external?
Structure permits pressure equilization on either side of tympanic membrane?
What is the middle ear infection called?
3 bones in inner ear?
Malleus, incus, stapes
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