Outer ear section – labeling arrows © Siemens Stiftung 2018 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Outer ear section – labeling arrows

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Unlabeled graphic:
The graphic is a section view of the entire ear showing all parts belonging to the outer ear. These parts are highlighted in color.

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2018-07-27
The outer ear consists of the pinna and the ear canal. The ear canal ends at the eardrum.
In the membranous wall of the ear canal there are glands which produce cerumen (earwax). At the edge of the ear canal there are some small hairs, hair follicles, which serve as protection against foreign bodies.

Information and ideas:
Helpful to distinguish outer, middle and inner ear.
Can be used, for example in a worksheet, for work together in class with the digital projector, as overhead transparency.

Relevant for teaching:
The human body
Structure and function of a sensory organ
Illustration
Biology; Personal, social and health education (PSHE)
Grade 1 to 4; Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Elementary school; Middle/high school; Vocational training
Anatomy (human); Ear
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