Unformatted text preview: ncus, and stapes” translated the hammer, the anvil, and the stirrup. The malleus articulates with the incus and is attached to tympanic membrane
The incus is connected to both the other bones. The stapes articulates w/ incus and is attached to the oval window or opening btw middle ear and the vestibule of the inner ear. Inner Ear
Transduces sound vibrations into electrical signal Transmitted to brain Cochlea Cochlea
Cochlea The auditory hair cells sit within the organ of Corti. Inner hair cellsthe auditory receptors in tectorial membrane
Outer hair cells help to "tune" the cochlea and provide supp...
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