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antitragus 5. concha 6.I. tragus 4. antihelix 3. External Features A. external auditory meatus . helix 2. Auricle (Pinna) 1.

superficial temporal and posterior auricular arteries . anterior.facial nerve (VII) 9. sensory nerves a) auriculotemporal branch of trigeminal nerve (V3) b) great auricular and lesser occipital nerves 10. External Features A.I. posterior and superior auricular muscles 8. motor nerves . blood supply . Auricle (Pinna) 7.

"earwax³ 5.I. oblique course 4. medial two-thirds . lateral third . sensory nerves a) primarily auriculotemporal branch of trigeminal nerve (V3) b) small portion by vagus (X) . ceruminous glands . External Features B.canal in temporal bone 3.cartilaginous 2. External Auditory Meatus 1.

Tympanic Membrane 1. External Features C. manubrium of the malleus Internal view . anterior and posterior malleolar folds External view 3. umbo 5.I. pars flaccida / pars tensa 4. slopes inferomedially 2.

glossopharyngeal (IX) nerve External view Internal view . vagus (X) nerves b) internal .auriculotemporal (V3).I. nerve supply a) external . Tympanic Membrane 7. External Features C.

relations Tympanic cavity Tensor tympani muscle External acoustic meatus Tympanic membrane Auditory tube . Tympanic Cavity 1.II. Middle Ear A.

Middle Ear A. Tympanic Cavity 1.lateral wall Tympanic membrane Tensor tympani muscle Chorda tympani Malleus Incus Auditory tube Facial nerve (VII) . relations .II.

Middle Ear A. Tympanic Cavity 1.II. relations .medial wall Lateral semicircular canal Facial nerve canal Oval window Stapes Stapedius muscle Round window Promontory Tympanic nerve (IX) Facial nerve (VII) .

Auditory Tube 1. bony in middle ear . connects middle ear to nasopharynx 2. Middle Ear B.II. cartilaginous in nasopharynx 3.

Auditory Ossicles 1. incus 3. stapes 3 1 2 3 . Middle Ear C. malleus 2 1 2.II.

tensor tympani muscle mandibular division of trigeminal nerve (V3) 2.II. Middle Ear D. Auditory Muscles 1. stapedius muscle facial nerve (VII) .

chorda tympani branch of facial nerve (VII) 2. Middle Ear E.II. glossopharyngeal nerve (IX) . Nerves in Region 1.

Vestibular Apparatus) A.III. Inner Ear (Cochlea. Structure Cochlea Semicircular canals .

Inner Ear (Cochlea. osseous (bony) labyrinth Semicircular canals: Anterior Lateral Posterior Vestibule Cochlea Oval window Round window . Vestibular Apparatus) A.III. Structure 1.

membranous labyrinth ± endolymph filled a) saccule e b) utricle c) three semicircular ducts with ampullae d) cochlear duct e) endolymphatic duct and sac Sound c b d a . Vestibular Apparatus) A. Structure 2. Inner Ear (Cochlea.III.

cochlear portion . hearing . Function 1. balance . Vestibular Apparatus) B.vestibular portion 2.III. Inner Ear (Cochlea.

strictly sensory for hearing and balance .III. Inner Ear (Vestibulocochlear Nerve (VIII)) C. Vestibulocochlear Nerve (VIII) 1.



Conductive deafness .IV. Clinical Considerations A.

Clinical Considerations B. Otitis media .IV.

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) .Headphone Use May Worsen Hearing Loss Experts say the growing popularity of portable music players and other items that attach directly to the ears has contributed to the problem of hearing loss in younger

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