Ear
The ear is the organ that detects sound. It not only receives sound, but also aids in balance and body position. The ear is part of the auditory system.Often the entire organ is considered the ear, th...
Ear - Wikipedia
Deep Head Hanging Maneuver to Treat BPPV Vertigo
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Feel the Beat: Dancing While Deaf
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Ear - How the ear works
PLEASE NOTE THIS VIDEO IS OUT-OF-DATE. See the new version: http://youtu.be/-bKy02f1pD4 Your ear consists of three parts: the outer ear, middle ear and inner...
Outer ear
The outer ear is the external portion of the ear, which consists of the pinna and external auditory meatus. It gathers sound energy and focuses it on the eardrum (tympanic membrane).
The visible p...
Outer ear - Wikipedia
Ear canal
The ear canal (external auditory meatus, external acoustic meatus, EAM) (Latin: meatus acusticus externus), is a tube running from the outer ear to the middle ear. The adult human ear canal extend...
Ear canal - Wikipedia
Ceruminous glands
Ceruminous glands are specialized sudoriferous glands (sweat glands) located subcutaneously in the external auditory canal. Ceruminous glands are simple, coiled, tubular glands made up of an inner sec...
Eardrum
In human anatomy, the eardrum, or tympanic membrane, is a thin, cone-shaped membrane that separates the external ear from the middle ear in humans and other tetrapods. Its function is to transmit soun...
Eardrum - Wikipedia
Middle ear
The middle ear is the portion of the ear internal to the eardrum, and external to the oval window of the inner ear. The mammalian middle ear contains three ossicles, which transfers the vibrations of...
Middle ear - Wikipedia
Tympanic cavity
The tympanic cavity is a small cavity surrounding the bones of the middle ear.
On its lateral surface, it abuts the external auditory meatus from which it is separated by the tympanic membrane (ea...
Tympanic cavity - Wikipedia
Ossicles
The ossicles (also called auditory ossicles) are three bones in either middle ear that are among the smallest bones in the human body. They serve to transmit sounds from the air to the fluid-filled la...
Ossicles - Wikipedia
Eustachian tube
The Eustachian tube /juːˌsteɪ.ʃənˈtjuːb/, also known as the auditory tube or pharyngotympanic tube, is a tube that links the nasopharynx to the middle ear. It is a part of the middle ear. In adult hum...
Eustachian tube - Wikipedia
Round window
The round window is one of the two openings into the inner ear. It is closed off from the middle ear by the round window membrane, which vibrates with opposite phase to vibrations entering the inner e...
Round window - Wikipedia
Oval window
The oval window (or vestibular window) is a membrane-covered opening which leads from the middle ear to the vestibule of the inner ear.Vibrations that come into contact with the tympanic membrane trav...
Inner ear
The inner ear (internal ear, auris interna) is the innermost part of the vertebrate ear. In vertebrates, the inner ear is mainly responsible for sound detection and balance. In mammals, it consists o...
Inner ear - Wikipedia
Cochlea
The cochlea /ˈkɒk.lɪə/ is the auditory portion of the inner ear. It is a spiral-shaped cavity in the bony labyrinth, in humans making 2.5 turns around its axis, the modiolus.A core component of the co...
Cochlea - Wikipedia
Organ of Corti
The organ of Corti (or "spiral organ") is the receptor organ for hearing and is located in the mammalian cochlea. Described as “a masterpiece of cellular micro-architecture,” this highly varied strip...
Organ of Corti - Wikipedia
Hair cell
Hair cells are the sensory receptors of both the auditory system and the vestibular system in all vertebrates. Through mechanotransduction, hair cells detect movement in their environment. In mammals,...
Hair cell - Wikipedia
Spiral ganglion
The spiral (cochlear) ganglion is the group of nerve cells that serve the sense of hearing by sending a representation of sound from the cochlea to the brain. The cell bodies of the spiral ganglion n...
Spiral ganglion - Wikipedia
Cochlear nerve
The cochlear nerve (also auditory or acoustic nerve) is one of two parts of the vestibulocochlear nerve, a cranial nerve present in amniotes. The cochlear nerve carries auditory sensory information fr...
Cochlear nerve - Wikipedia
Vestibular system
The vestibular system, which contributes to balance in most mammals and to the sense of spatial orientation, is the sensory system that provides the leading contribution about movement and sense of ba...
Vestibular system - Wikipedia