Diagram
Structures of the...
Structures of the ear canal
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  • Eustachian tube - “ The Eustachian tube is the channel through which the tympanic cavity communicates with the nasopharynx. It is approximately 36 mm in length and is...”
  • Tympanic membrane - “ The tympanic membrane is a thin membrane that separates the external ear from the middle ear. It acts to transmit sound waves from air in the exte...”
  • Middle ear - “ The middle ear (a.k.a. tympanic cavity or tympanum) is an air-filled chamber in the petrous part of the temporal bone. It is separated from the ex...”
  • Malleus - “ The malleus is the most lateral middle ear ossicle, located between the tympanic membrane and the incus. Gross anatomy The malleus has a head, n...”
  • Incus - “ The incus is the middle of the ossicles articulating with the head of the malleus anteromedially and the stapes inferomedially. Parts include: a...”
  • Stapes - “ The stapes is the smallest and most medial of the middle ear ossicles. It is the smallest bone in the standard human skeleton. It has a base (foo...”
  • Inner ear - “ The inner ear refers to the bony labyrinth, the membranous labyrinth and their contents. It is divided into three main parts: cochlea vestibule ...”
  • Cochlea - “ The cochlea is part of the inner ear osseous labyrinth found in the petrous temporal bone.  Gross anatomy The cochlea is a shell-shaped spiral t...”
  • Vestibule - “ The vestibule is an approximately 4 mm central chamber of the bony labyrinth. It is dominated by depressions housing the: utricle (elliptical rec...”

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