Cochlea – overview, labeling arrows
The structure of the cochlea is shown. Labeling arrows at: oval window, round window, vestibule and cochlea.
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What does this mean?
How to reference this medium
The part leading downwards is called the scala tympani.
Between scala vestibuli and scala tympani there is a membranous tube which is also filled with fluid. This is where the actual hearing organ, the Organ of Corti is located.
Information and ideas:
Can be used in a worksheet, for work together on the digital projector, or as an overhead transparency.
Further information regarding this graphic labeling is available as information sheet on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung.
Relevant for teaching:
Structure and functions of a sensory organ
Reception of stimuli and transmission of information
The route of sound through the cochlea (Text)