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...
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 ...
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
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
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
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,
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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.