2007 Sensory Physiology

Ear structure

Inner ear anatomyS&G Figures 10.37 and 10.39

EXTERNAL EAR
air

MIDDLE EAR
impedance matching: increasing the amplitude of sound waves
to minimize loss at the air/fluid interface
INNER EAR
fluid
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