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This is one of three related pages.  The other two are:
 
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear The Ear]</h1><p><em>Sound is transformed from pressure waves in air to vibrations of tiny bones, to movement in cells that generate electrical impulses in the auditory nerve.</em></p>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear The Ear]</h1><p><em>Sound is transformed from pressure waves in air to vibrations of tiny bones, to movement in cells that generate electrical impulses in the auditory nerve.</em></p>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_ear Middle Ear]</h1><em><p>The middle ear has tiny bones that transmit pressure from the outer ear to the inner ear.</p><p>Click to learn more.</p></em>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_ear Middle Ear]</h1><em><p>The middle ear has tiny bones that transmit pressure from the outer ear to the inner ear.</p><p>Click to learn more.</p></em>
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inner_ear Inner Ear]</h1><em><p>The cochlear of the inner ear is a spiral shaped organ that has nerve cells that respond to different frequencies of sound.</p><p>Click to learn more.</p></em>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inner_ear Inner Ear]</h1><em><p>The cochlear of the inner ear is a spiral shaped organ that has nerve cells that respond to different frequencies of sound.</p><p>Click to learn more.</p></em>
  
 
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elastic_cartilage Elastic Cartilages]</h1>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elastic_cartilage Elastic Cartilages]</h1>
 
<em><p>Elastic cartilage holds the shape of the outer ear.  The shape of the outer ear is important, as it helps collect sounds and aids in determining direction of sound.  Bone would be brittle and at risk of being broken.</p></em>
 
<em><p>Elastic cartilage holds the shape of the outer ear.  The shape of the outer ear is important, as it helps collect sounds and aids in determining direction of sound.  Bone would be brittle and at risk of being broken.</p></em>
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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elastic_cartilage Elastic Cartilage]
 
[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elastic_cartilage Elastic Cartilage]
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ossicles Auditory Ossicles]</h1>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ossicles Auditory Ossicles]</h1>
 
<em><p>The ossicles are tiny bones that transmit sound from the tympanic membrane to the oval window.  Muscles can [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acoustic_reflex tighten and slacken] so as to make this system for transmitting sound more or less sensitive.</p></em>
 
<em><p>The ossicles are tiny bones that transmit sound from the tympanic membrane to the oval window.  Muscles can [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acoustic_reflex tighten and slacken] so as to make this system for transmitting sound more or less sensitive.</p></em>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semicircular_canal Semicircular Canals]</h1>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semicircular_canal Semicircular Canals]</h1>
 
<em><p>The semicircular canals are concerned with balance and equilibrium</p></em>
 
<em><p>The semicircular canals are concerned with balance and equilibrium</p></em>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vestibule_of_the_ear Vestibule]</h1>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vestibule_of_the_ear Vestibule]</h1>
 
<em><p>The vestibule of the ear is also concerned with balance and equilibrium.  Like the cochlea, it contains 'hair cells' which are sensitive to motion.</p></em>
 
<em><p>The vestibule of the ear is also concerned with balance and equilibrium.  Like the cochlea, it contains 'hair cells' which are sensitive to motion.</p></em>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auditory_nerve Auditory Nerve]</h1>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auditory_nerve Auditory Nerve]</h1>
 
<em><p>The auditory nerves conduct signals from the ears to the brain.  There is also auditory processing in the nerves.</p></em>
 
<em><p>The auditory nerves conduct signals from the ears to the brain.  There is also auditory processing in the nerves.</p></em>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cochlea Cochlea]</h1>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cochlea Cochlea]</h1>
 
<em><p>The Cochlea is a spiral shaped organ that has standing waves of sound in it.  The spiral shape is relevant to its ability to sensitively sense different frequencies of sound.</p></em>
 
<em><p>The Cochlea is a spiral shaped organ that has standing waves of sound in it.  The spiral shape is relevant to its ability to sensitively sense different frequencies of sound.</p></em>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round_window Round Window]</h1><em><p>The round window helps in equalising the pressure of the fluid in the inner ear.  It moves outwards as the oval window is pushed in, and vice versa.</p></em>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round_window Round Window]</h1><em><p>The round window helps in equalising the pressure of the fluid in the inner ear.  It moves outwards as the oval window is pushed in, and vice versa.</p></em>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eustachian_tube Auditory Tube]</h1><em><p>The Auditory tube equalises pressure between the inside and outside of the ear.  This is related to the sensation of 'ears popping' when flying.</p></em>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eustachian_tube Auditory Tube]</h1><em><p>The Auditory tube equalises pressure between the inside and outside of the ear.  This is related to the sensation of 'ears popping' when flying.</p></em>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oval_window Oval Window]</h1><em><p>The oval window is a membrane that transmits vibrations in the ossicles to the fluid in the inner ear.  It is oval rather than round, so that it transmits all relevant frequencies.  Were it round, there would be characteristic frequencies that it absorbed more than others.</p></em>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oval_window Oval Window]</h1><em><p>The oval window is a membrane that transmits vibrations in the ossicles to the fluid in the inner ear.  It is oval rather than round, so that it transmits all relevant frequencies.  Were it round, there would be characteristic frequencies that it absorbed more than others.</p></em>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tympanic_cavity Tympanic Cavity]</h1><em><p>The Tympanic Cavity is an air filled region of the inner ear</p></em>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tympanic_cavity Tympanic Cavity]</h1><em><p>The Tympanic Cavity is an air filled region of the inner ear</p></em>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eardrum Tympanic Membrane]</h1><em><p>The Tympanic membrane or ear drum converts vibrations of sound in air to vibrations of the ossicles</p></em>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eardrum Tympanic Membrane]</h1><em><p>The Tympanic membrane or ear drum converts vibrations of sound in air to vibrations of the ossicles</p></em>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear_canal External Acoustic Meatus]</h1><em><p>The ear canal brings sound to the middle ear.  The inner structures of the ear are housed in a bony compartment, whereas the outer ear is outside the skull and uses cartilage to hold its shape.</p></em>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear_canal External Acoustic Meatus]</h1><em><p>The ear canal brings sound to the middle ear.  The inner structures of the ear are housed in a bony compartment, whereas the outer ear is outside the skull and uses cartilage to hold its shape.</p></em>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auricle_(anatomy) Auricle]</h1><em><p>The auricle is the outermost part of the ear</p></em>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auricle_(anatomy) Auricle]</h1><em><p>The auricle is the outermost part of the ear</p></em>
  
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear The Ear]</h1><em><p>Click to go to the wikipedia page on the ear</p></em>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear The Ear]</h1><em><p>Click to go to the wikipedia page on the ear</p></em>
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auricle_(anatomy) Auricle]</h1><em><p>The auricle is the outermost part of the ear</p></em>
 
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<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear_canal Ear Canal]</h1><em><p>The ear canal <em>(external acoustic meatus)</em> brings sound to the middle ear.  The inner structures of the ear are housed in a bony compartment, whereas the outer ear is outside the skull and uses cartilage to hold its shape.</p></em>
 
<h1>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear_canal Ear Canal]</h1><em><p>The ear canal <em>(external acoustic meatus)</em> brings sound to the middle ear.  The inner structures of the ear are housed in a bony compartment, whereas the outer ear is outside the skull and uses cartilage to hold its shape.</p></em>
  

Revision as of 19:04, 21 November 2019


This is an example interactive diagram created using the Wikidiagrams library. One aim of the project is to provide interactive diagrams that explain everything to do with Audacity. The code is also expected to be useful for other code projects, and eventually for Wikipedia too, for biochemical pathways and other interactive diagrams.

This is the spec for the interactive diagram which shows the structure of the Ear:

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The specification above builds a simple focus-detail display. There's an interactive demo.

This is one of three related pages. The other two are:

The detailed data for the regions, buttons and tooltips follows.

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The Ear

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Middle Ear

The middle ear has tiny bones that transmit pressure from the outer ear to the inner ear.

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Inner Ear

The cochlear of the inner ear is a spiral shaped organ that has nerve cells that respond to different frequencies of sound.

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The Ear

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The middle ear has tiny bones that transmit pressure from the outer ear to the inner ear.

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Inner Ear

The cochlear of the inner ear is a spiral shaped organ that has nerve cells that respond to different frequencies of sound.

Click to learn more.

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Elastic cartilage holds the shape of the outer ear. The shape of the outer ear is important, as it helps collect sounds and aids in determining direction of sound. Bone would be brittle and at risk of being broken.

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Elastic Cartilage

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Auditory Ossicles

The ossicles are tiny bones that transmit sound from the tympanic membrane to the oval window. Muscles can tighten and slacken so as to make this system for transmitting sound more or less sensitive.

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The semicircular canals are concerned with balance and equilibrium

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Vestibule

The vestibule of the ear is also concerned with balance and equilibrium. Like the cochlea, it contains 'hair cells' which are sensitive to motion.

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Auditory Nerve

The auditory nerves conduct signals from the ears to the brain. There is also auditory processing in the nerves.

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Cochlea

The Cochlea is a spiral shaped organ that has standing waves of sound in it. The spiral shape is relevant to its ability to sensitively sense different frequencies of sound.

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The round window helps in equalising the pressure of the fluid in the inner ear. It moves outwards as the oval window is pushed in, and vice versa.

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The Auditory tube equalises pressure between the inside and outside of the ear. This is related to the sensation of 'ears popping' when flying.

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The oval window is a membrane that transmits vibrations in the ossicles to the fluid in the inner ear. It is oval rather than round, so that it transmits all relevant frequencies. Were it round, there would be characteristic frequencies that it absorbed more than others.

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The ear canal brings sound to the middle ear. The inner structures of the ear are housed in a bony compartment, whereas the outer ear is outside the skull and uses cartilage to hold its shape.

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The auricle is the outermost part of the ear

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The Ear

Click to go to the wikipedia page on the ear

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The Ear

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Auricle

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The ear canal (external acoustic meatus) brings sound to the middle ear. The inner structures of the ear are housed in a bony compartment, whereas the outer ear is outside the skull and uses cartilage to hold its shape.


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Credits: Images by Blausen Medical ©2014; CC3 BY-SA