human ear

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external ear

  • auricle/pinna (helix, lobule)
  • external auditory canal/external acoustic meatus
  • tympanic membrane
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Middle ear (tympanic cavity)

  • within petrous portion of temporal bone
  • pharyngotympanic tube/ auditory tube/ eustachian tube
  • ossicles- middle ear bones (malleus, incus, stapes)
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Inner ear (internal ear)

  • protected by petrous portion of temporal bone
  • labyrinth (cavity within temporal bone)
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functions of:

semicircular canals

equilibrium, dynamic balance

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functions of:

vestibule

equilibrium, static balance

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functions of:

cochlea

hearing