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Cochlea

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The cochlea /ˈkɒk.lɪə is the auditory portion of the inner ear. It is a spiral- shaped cavity in the ... The cochlea receives sound in the form of vibrations, which cause the ster...

Ear, middle ear, cochlea, | Cochlea

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Jun 27, 2013 ... Diagram of the three parts of the ear : external ear (E), middle ear (M) and inner ear (I) ... It transfer sound waves from the ear to the fluid of the cochlea. ... off the cochlea, this increases the force of the vibrations to allow them to ...

Audition: Hearing, the Ear, and Sound Localization - Boundless

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The fluid-filled inner ear transduces sound vibrations into neural signals that are sent ... The cochlea is the major sensory organ of hearing within the inner ear. ... transfers the vibrations from the incus to the oval window, the portion of the inner  ...

Ears - KidsHealth

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The ear canal, the hollow passage that leads to the eardrum, is also part of the outer ear. ... It turns sound waves into vibrations and delivers them to the inner ear. ... the middle ear into nerve impulses that travel to the brain along the cochlear ...

How the Ear Works | American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head ...

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The outer ear (the part you can see) opens into the ear canal. ... three small bones which help amplify and transfer sound to the inner ear. ... down the external ear canal, and strike your eardrum, causing it to vibrate. The vibrations are passed to the three small bones of the middle ear, which transmit them to the cochlea.

Introduction to the Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory System

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The outer ear includes the portion of the ear that we see—the pinna/auricle and ... The eardrum is very sensitive to sound waves and vibrates back and forth as the ... 25 decibels as it transfers signals from the tympanic membrane to the inner ear. ... The inner ear is composed of the sensory organ for hearing—the cochlea,  ...

4.1 Ear anatomy | 4) The human auditory system | Audio Quality in ...

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The ear anatomy and the auditory functions are presented using very simplified ... ear is to ensure the efficient transfer of sound from the air to the fluids in the inner ear. ... The middle ear's stapes connects to the cochlea's 'oval window'. ... Each inner hair cell picks up the vibrations of the membrane at a partic...

How We Hear: External, Middle & Inner Ear ~ Audiology Awareness ...

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All four parts work together to conduct sounds from outside the head to the brain and to process it. ... These vibrations are then transferred through the "OSSICLES " (the tiny bones previously mentioned) to the "COCHLEA" (inner ear). The first ...

Ear anatomy and physiology | myVMC

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Dec 31, 2007 ... Cochlea hair cells; Role of inner hair cells; Role of outer hair cells ... The ear is divided into three main parts – the outer ear, the middle ear, and the inner ear. ... This transfer of sound vibrations is possible through a chain of ...

How the Ear Works | The MED-EL Blog

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Oct 3, 2014 ... How the ear works, and how electrical signals are sent to the brain in both normal ... In the cochlea, the sound vibrations vibrate the basilar membrane. ... cells that reaches all the way to the auditory cortex, a part of the brain.

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Ear Anatomy Diagram - EnchantedLearning.com

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Sound is collected by the pinna (the visible part of the ear) and directed through ... The vibration is transferred to the snail-shaped cochlea in the inner ear; the ...

Hearing and the cochlea - Health Video: MedlinePlus Medical ...

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As sound waves enter the ear, they travel through the outer ear, the external auditory canal, and strike the eardrum causing it to vibrate. The central part of the  ...