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What is the Tympanum?
What is the Tympanum?
- Oval shaped membrane , that separates external ear from the middle ear


- Aka ear drum and has ossicles attached , 
transmits sound waves to inner ear
- Oval shaped membrane , that separates

external ear from the middle ear




- Aka ear drum and has ossicles attached ,


transmits sound waves to inner ear

What does the Eustachian tube do?
Equalizes pressure to each side of tympanum
Equalizes pressure to each side of

tympanum

Identify the Cochlea (inner ear)  and function?
Identify the Cochlea (inner ear) and function?
- transforms the vibrations of the cochlear liquids and
 associated structures into a neural signal


(AKA receptors for sound)


- These messages are then passed to the
 auditory nerve and carried up to the brain.
- transforms the

vibrations of the cochlear liquids and


associated structures into a neural signal




(AKA receptors for sound)




- These messages are then passed to the


auditory nerve and carried up to the brain.

Identify C

its function?
Identify C



its function?

Semicircular Canal



-three fluid-filled bony channels in the inner ear.




- They are situated at right angles to each other and provide information about orientation to the brain to help maintain


balance/ equilibrium.


(sense, posture, balance)


Identify D

Its function?
Identify D



Its function?

VESTIBULE



- chamber / cavity where stapes is attached to and holds some of the semi-circular fluid

 Identify B

it's function?
Identify B



it's function?

Vestibulocochlear Nerve



CN 8

identify B
identify B
B- Incus


(looks like a tooth)

B- Incus




(looks like a tooth)

identify all 3 ossicles
identify all 3 ossicles
Hammer = Malleus (connected directly to tympanum)



Anvil or tooth = Incus




Stirrup = Stapes

identify A and B
identify A and B
A = Pinna ( auricle of ear)



B = External Auditory Canal or


Acoustic Auditory Canal

what is ampulla?
what is ampulla?
a dilated flask-like portion of the semicircular canals of the ear.