Synonyme von Parts of the ear
ancusauditory nerveeither of the eighth pair of cranial nerves, which connect the ear with the brain and carry impulses relating to sound and balance cochleathe spiral tube, shaped like a snail's shell, that forms part of the internal ear, converting sound vibrations into nerve impulses eardrum, tympanic membrane, or tympanumthe thin translucent oval membrane separating the external ear from the middle ear. It transmits vibrations produced by sound waves, via the ossicles, to the cochlea ear lobeEustachian tubea tube that connects the middle ear with the nasopharynx and equalizes the pressure between the two sides of the eardrum external auditory canalincusthe central of the three small bones in the middle ear of mammals malleusthe outermost and largest of the three small bones in the middle ear of mammals meatus or auditory canala natural opening or channel, such as the canal leading from the outer ear to the eardrum organ of Cortithe sense organ of the cochlea by which sounds are converted into nerve impulses oval windowpinnaround windowsacculethe smaller of the two parts of the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear semicircular canalsstapesthe stirrup-shaped bone that is the innermost of three small bones in the middle ear of mammals tragusthe cartilaginous fleshy projection that partially covers the entrance to the external ear utriclethe larger of the two parts of the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear ▷ See ear
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