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this membrane separates the scala media or cochlear duct from the scala tympani
the ______ organ is responsive to linear acceleration
neurotransmitter of hair cells
True or False: The Scala vestibuli and the scala tympani are filled with perilymph.
True or False: The cochlea is a primary component of the vestibular system.
the semicircular canals are attached to what structure
this structure of the ear provides the air conduit for sound waves to travel from outer ear to middle ear
When stereocilia are pushed away from the tallest one, cation channels in the hair cells are opened or closed?
When stereocilia are pushed in the direction of the tallest one, the hair cells are depolarized or hyperpolarized?
otolithic membrane in the ____ is responsible for movement forwards and backwards
which brainstem structure is involved in detecting the differences in timing of sound arrival and differences in sound intensity, which is used in sound localization
this structure is responsible for the production of endolymph
the cochlea is innervated by cells of the ____ ganglion.
flat sheet of hair cells in the otolithic organ
The foot plate of the ____ (one of the inner ear bones) covers the oval window.
cilia are embedded in this structure within the semicircular canals
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detects the movement of fluid in the semicircular canals
stereocilia of macula inserts onto the _____
which bone of the inner ear attaches to the ear drum?
ear drum is also known as the ____ _____.
infectious organisms can reach the middle ear via what structure?
Communication of the scala vestibuli and scala tympani occurs at the _____.
body of hair cells are bathed in _____
True or False: Movement of the footplate of the stapes moves perilymphatic fluid along the scale tympani.
These cells are attached to the organ of corti and are responsible for translating movement of perilymph from the transmission of sound waves into neuronal firing
otolithic membrane in the ____ is responsible for movement up and down
impaired absorption of endolymph can lead to what disorder.
this structure of the ear serves to gather sound waves and funnel them into the external auditory meatur
these structure lie on top of the otolithic membrane
The Scala media is filled with what type of fluid?
this structure is responsible for translating soundwaves into movement within the ear

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