Structures of the ear canal
Modality: Diagram (Structures of the ear canal)

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  • Saccule (Ear) - “ The saccule is a small membranous sac, paired with the utricle, within the vestibule of the inner ear. It is part of the membranous labyrinth and ...”
  • Incus - “ The incus (plural: incudes) is the middle of the three ossicles articulating with the head of the malleus anteromedially, forming the incudomalleo...”
  • Eustachian tube - “ The Eustachian tube, also known as the pharyngotympanic tube or auditory tube, is the channel via which the tympanic cavity communicates with the ...”
  • Middle ear - “ The middle ear (a.k.a. tympanic cavity or tympanum (plural: tympanums/tympana) is an air-filled chamber in the petrous part of the temporal bone. ...”
  • Inner ear - “ The inner ear refers to the bony labyrinth, the membranous labyrinth and their contents. It may also be referred to as the vestibulocochlear organ...”
  • Utricle (ear) - “ The utricle is a small membranous sac (part of the membranous labyrinth) and paired with the saccule lies within the vestibule of the inner ear. I...”
  • 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...”
  • Malleus - “ The malleus (plural: mallei) is the most lateral middle ear ossicle, located between the tympanic membrane and the incus. Gross anatomy The mall...”
  • Vestibule (ear) - “ The vestibule is an approximately 4 mm central chamber of the bony labyrinth. It is dominated by depressions housing parts of the membranous labyr...”
  • Cochlea - “ The cochlea (plural: cochleae) is part of the inner ear osseous labyrinth found in the petrous temporal bone. It contains the cochlear duct, part ...”
  • Stapes - “ The stapes (plural: stapedes) is the smallest and most medial of the three middle ear ossicles. It is the smallest bone in the standard human skel...”

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