68. The external flap of the ear is called the
). It directs
airborne sound waves into the canal called the external auditory
, which extends
portion of the skull.
Where is the tympanic membrane?
On the medial side of the tympanic membrane, there is a space within the
temporal bone called the
What are the auditory ossicles?
The auditory ossicles respond to a sound stimulus by
From the lateral to the medial ends, the names of the ossicles are:
. The auditory tube connects the middle ear cavity with the
What is the bony labyrinth?
It has three
(hallway), and a
What is the membranous labyrinth?
Where is the endolymph found?
Where is the perilymph found?
The cochlea is a
structure associated with
turns. Its outer boundaries are formed by the snail-shaped portion of the