Ear Anatomy and Physiology Test

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The tympanic membrane vibrates as sound waves pass through the ear canal, which in turn causes the ossicles to vibrate. What is the proper order for the ossicles to travel from the tympanic membrane to the oval window?

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The _________ cochlear tube is the ONLY one where perilymph does NOT flow.

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Between the _________ and the __________, the cochlea's basilar membrane can be found.

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The stapes is attached to one side of the oval window, while the cochlea's _________ is attached to the other.

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The hearing organ is thought to be the organ of Corti. What location is it in?

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Which of the following DOES NOT limit the tympanum and ossicles' ability to move when an overwhelming noise is present?

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Which of the following is damaged by an inner ear infection in a patient?

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