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Inner Ear

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Functions of inner earTurn physical vibrations into electrical impulses; help maintain equilibrium
Parts of inner earVestibule, semicircular canals, cochlea
Functions of vestibuleBalance & movement; detect position of head relative to gravity
Functions of semicircular canalsBalance & movement; perception of rotational (angular) movement
Functions of cochleaTune basilar membrane
VestibuleSaccule & utricule; ototholic membrane crystals (cause hair movement)
Semicircular canalsFilled with endolymph; movement of fluid causes hair cells to move, sending signals to brain
Cochlea
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