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Cochlea

Cochlea

The part of the internal ear that is concerned with hearing. It forms the anterior part of the labyrinth, is conical, and is placed almost horizontally anterior to the vestibule.


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Nerve impulses and travel

... drum vibrates the the vibrations travel through the inner ear... they hit the inner ear bones(i forgot the names of the bones) and then hit the cochlea... the liquid in the cochlea vibrates and excites the nerve endings.. then a nerve impulse is generated and travels to the brain area related ...

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by Blueberrysplash
Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:08 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Nerve impulses and travel
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Re: Can subsonic/supersonic sounds damage your hearing?

... Parts of the chamber are shallower than other parts. So the chamber effectivly tunes the hairlike projections. http://www.bcm.edu/oto/research/cochlea/Volta/12.html

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by MichaelXY
Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:35 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can subsonic/supersonic sounds damage your hearing?
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THE MIDDLE EAR

I KNOW THAT THE INCUS, STAPES AND MACELLUS AMPLIFY SOUND (VIBRATION) SO THAT THE COCHLEA CAN TRANSDUCE THE ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY. HOW DO THESE THRE BONES AMPLIFY SOUND? PLEASE CORRECT ANY ERRORS THX

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by fireblaze
Thu Jul 27, 2006 6:29 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: THE MIDDLE EAR
Replies: 2
Views: 3346


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