Final anatomy 1 practical (EAR) part 1

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Final anatomy 1 practical (EAR) part 1
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Functions of Eye and Ear Fall 2014
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  1. maintain equal air pressure
    auditory tube
  2. supports spinal organ
    basal membrane
  3. transform vibrations of the cochlear liquids
    cochlea
  4. vibrations amplified by auditory ossicles
    cochlear duct
  5. conducts sound waves
    external acoustic meatus
  6. relay sound from middle ear to inner ear
    • malleus
    • incus
  7. converts mechanical energy of sound vibrations
    spinal organ
  8. initiates afferent impulse to brain
    outer hair cell
  9. aids in transmitting motion of ear drum to inner ear
    oval window
  10. amplify sound
    round window
  11. maintains static equilibrium
    saccule
  12. convert vibrations of middle ear
    • scala tympani
    • scala vestibuli
  13. keeps body balanced in all postures
    • semicircular canal
    • semicircular ducts
  14. transmits sound vibrations from incus
    stapes
  15. transmission of vibrations
    tectorial membrane
  16. protect hearing organs
    temporal bone
  17. amplifies sound volume
    tympanic cavity
  18. tympanic membrane
    assists in human hearing
  19. maintain balance
    utricle
  20. provide balance
    vestibule
  21. provides a diffusion barrier
    vestibular membrane

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