13 vesbule fig 641a pg 225 14 semicircular canals

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Unformatted text preview: nges in rate of linear movement in any direc<on »  Provide informa<on important for determining head posi<on in rela<on to gravity 11 Equilibrium •  Neural signals generated in response to mechanical deforma<on of hair cells by specific movement of fluid and related structures •  Ves<bular input goes to ves<bular nuclei in brain stem and to cerebellum for use in maintaining balance and posture, controlling eye movement, perceiving mo<on and orienta<on 12 13 Ves<bule Fig. 6 ­41a, pg. 225 14 Semicircular Canals •  Hair cell bundles are aligned in mirrored orienta<on...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course NPB NPB 101 taught by Professor Weidner/wingfield during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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