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Blood, CSD 101 1 Brief Overview Anatomy of Hearing Structures The Outer Ear The Middle Ear The Inner Ear Physiology of Hearing
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Blood, CSD 101 2 External Auditory Canal Auditory Nerves Pinna Eustachian Tube Cochlea Semicircular Canals Ossicles Tympanic membrane
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Blood, CSD 101 3 The Outer Ear Outer Ear consists of the Pinna and the external auditory canal (or meatus)n and the tympanic membrane (ear drum) The Pinna or Auricle is the flap of cartilage on the side of your head that directs the sound into the ear canal. It is also useful in localization of sounds. DEFINTION: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sound localization is a listener's ability to identify the location or origin of a detected sound or the methods in acoustical engineering to simulate the placement of an auditory cue in a virtual 3D space.
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Blood, CSD 101 4 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Blood, CSD 101 5 The Outer Ear The External Auditory Canal is lined with glands with tiny hairs called cilia that secrete ear wax that help to trap dirt and foreign objects. Cerumen is another name for ear wax
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6 The Outer Ear The tympanic membrane (ear drum) is located at the most internal portion of the external auditory canal and VIBRATES when exposed to Sound waves. Ear drum
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2008 for the course CSD 101 taught by Professor Blood,ingridmari during the Summer '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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