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_____ Vestibulo-ocular Reflex _____ Utricle _____ Striola _____ Semicular Canals _____ Scarpa’s Ganglioin _____ Ptholithic Membrane _____ Otoconia _____ Oscillopsia _____ Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus _____ Macula _____ Labyrinth _____ Cupulae _____ Crista _____ Ampullae a. The hair cell-containing sensory epithelium of the semicircular canals b. Gelatinous structures in the semicircular canals which the hair cell bundles are embedded c. Gelatinous membrane on which the otoconia lie and in which the tips of the hair bundles are embedded d. A line found in both the sacculus and utricle that divides the hair cells into two populations with opposing hair bundle polarities e. Referring to the internal ear; comprises the cochlea, vestibular apparatus, and the bony canals in which these structures are housed f. Vestibular end organs within the inner ear that sense rotational accelerations of the head g. Jug-like Swellings at the base of the semicircular canals that contain the hair cells and cupulae
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Unformatted text preview: and cupulae h. The calcium carbonate crystals that rest on the otolithic membrane overlying the hair cells of the sacculus and utricle i. Inability to fixate visual targets while the head is moving as a result of vestibular damage j. Ganglion containing the bipolar cells that innervate the semicircular canals and otolith organs k. Axon tract that carries excitatory projections form the abducens nucleus to the contra-lateral oculomotor nucleus; important in coordinating conjugate eye movements l. Otolith organs that senses linear accelerations and head tilts in the horizontal plane m. Involuntary movement of the eyes in response to displacement of the head. This reflex allows retinal images to remain stable while the head is moved n. The central region of the retina that contains the fovea (the term derives from the yellowish appearance of this region in opthalmoscopic examination); also, the sensory epithelia of the otolith organs...
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  • Spring '08
  • Physiology, Semicircular Canals, Utricle, Ganglioin Ptholithic Membrane Otoconia Oscillopsia Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus Macula Labyrinth Cupulae Crista Ampullae, Utricle Striola Semicular Canals Scarpa

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