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THE HEARING MECHANISM
Peripheral Hearing Mechanism Central Auditory Mechanism
Conductive Mechanism Sensorineural Mechanism
Outer Ear Middle Ear Inner Ear Auditory Nerve Central Auditory Pathway
  • auricle(1) 
  • auricle(2)
  • ceruminous gland 
  • concha 
  • external auditory meatus 
  • external ear and canal
  • eustachian tube(1) 
  • eustachian tube(2) 
  • mastoid space 
  • ossicles 
  • round window 
  • stapes(1) 
  • stapes(2) 
  • stapedial muscle 
  • Facial Nerve (innervates stapedial muscle) 
  • tensor tympani muscle 
  • tympanic cavity 
  • tympanic membrane
  • tympanic membrane 
  • tympanic membrane (Moiré)
  • tympanic membrane model 
  • Vestibular
  • semicircular canals 
  • crista 
  • utricle 
  • saccule 

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    Auditory:

  • basilar membrane
  • cochlea
  • cochlea(1) 
  • cochlea(2) 
  • cochlea(3) 
  • cochlear (freq. place)
  • modiolus 
  • scala media 
  • cochlear scalae 
  • scala tympanii 
  • scala vestibuli 
  • organ of Corti(1) 
  • organ of Corti(2) 
  • organ of Corti(3)
  • outer hair cells(1) 
  • outer hair cells(2) 
  • outer hair cells(3) 
  • outer hair cell (dimensions)
  • outer hair cell cilia 
  • inner hair cells (1)
  • inner hair cells (2)
  • inner hair cell (dimensions)
  • hair bundles 
  • inner hair cell cilia 
  • neurotransmitters 
  • stereocilia 
  • spiral lamina 
  • stria vascularis
  • basilar membrane 
  • tectorial membrane
  • tectorial membrane(2)
  • endolymph 
  • perilymph 
  • internal auditory artery 
  • Vestibular Branch 
  • vestibular nerve fibers 
  • vestibular nerve function 

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  • Auditory Branch 
  • spiral ganglion
  • spiral ganglion
  • spiral ganglion
  • auditory nerve
  • auditory nerve
  • Schwann cells
  • AscendingPathway:
  • corpus callosum
  • auditory cortex 
  • primary auditory cortex 
  • auditory radiation 
  • medial geniculate body(1) 
  • medial geniculate body(2)
  • inferior colliculi(1) 
  • inferior colliculi
  • inferior colliculi 
  • commisure of IC 
  • lateral lemniscus(1)
  • lateral lemniscus(2)
  • lateral lemniscus(jpg) 
  • superior olivary complex(1) 
  • superior olivary complex(2) 
  • superior olivary complex(3)
  • superior olivary complex(4) 
  • trapezoid body(1)
  • trapezoid body(2) 
  • trapezoid body(3) 
  • cochlear nuclei (1)
  • cochlear nuclei (2)
  • dorsal cochlear nuclei 
  • ventral cochlear nuclei (1) 
  • ventral cochlear nuclei (2)
  • ventral cohlear nuclei(3)
  • conductive loss sensorineural loss central auditory processing disorder
    mixed loss

     
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