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the area where sound travels through to the eardrum from the outer ear auditory canal
separates the inner ear from the outer ear, and picks up the sound wave vibrations eardrum
concentrates the sound waves as they pass from the eardrum to the cochlea hammer
lets sound waves pass through to the inner ear anvil
liquid filled tubes that are responsible for balance semicircular canals
the hearing organ that changes sound waves into neural impulses that end up as sound in our brain cochlea
changes the vibrations from the hair into nerve impulses that are sent to the brain auditory nerve
lets air in to keep the pressure equal on both sides of the eardrum Eustachian tube
transmits sound waves to the inner ear making waves in the fluid in the cochlea stirrup
funnels sound into the ear earlobe
where sound passes into the cochlea oval window

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Eyes and Ears Word Search

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vibrations
deafness
balance
oval window
sound waves
auditory nerve
cochlea
semicircular canals
vestibule
eustachian tube
ears
inner
middle
outer
cataracts
glaucoma
astigmatism
nearsightedness
farsightedness
cones
rods
optic nerve
retina
lens
pupil
iris
cornea
eyes
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The senses Crossword

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Stimulus in the internal and external environment of an organism Sensory Receptor
Two cells including rods and cones Photoreceptors
Carries auditory sensory to the inner ear then to the brain Auditory Nerve
Known as the ear drum Tympanic Membrane
Triggers nerve impulses Retina
Controls the size of a pupil Iris
Provides sense of taste Taste Bud
Sensitive to light, dark, shape and movement changes Rod
Distinguishes spacial distance between organisms and objects Lens
Small, rounded protuberance on an organ of a body Papillae
Responsible for color vision Cone
Translates sound to the nerve and impulses to send to the brain Cochlea
Detection of odor molecules Olfactory Receptors
Transmits impulses to the brain from the retina Optic Nerve
Maintain balance located in inner ear Semicircular Canal

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The Ear Crossword

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The formal name for the bones of the middle ear. ossicles
Part of the outer ear made of cartilage and skin, constructed to gather sound and direct it toward the ear canal. pinna
Tube that connects the throat to the middle ear. Controls air pressure in the middle ear. eustachian
Passage between the pinna and the eardrum. auditorycanal
Spiral in shape; fluid filled chamber of the inner ear connected to the auditory nerve. cochlea
Line the cochlea; varying lengths to response to different pitches of sound. sensoryhaircells
Point on cochlea where stapes pushes in response to sound vibrations. ovalwindow
Ossicle in contact with tympanic membrane. malleus
Connects the cochlea to the semicircular canals; functions in balance and sense of position in space. vestibule
Nerve that carries auditory information from the cochlea to the brain. AKA cochlear nerve. auditory
Membrane that vibrates in response to sound; found at end of auditory canal. tympanic

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Parts of the Ear Crossword

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The part of the ear that can be seen with the naked eye Pinna
The 'hearing organ' cochlea
The ossicle closest to the pinna Malleus
The middle ossicle incus
The ossicle closest to the cochlea stapes
The largest portion of the eardrum parstensa
The tube connecting the middle ear space and nasopharynx eustachian
The window connecting the stapes to the cochlea oval
The membrane between the scala media and scala tympani Basiliar
The membrane between the scala media and scala vestibuli Reissners
The area of the cochlea responsible for lower frequency sound transmission apex
The involuntary reflex in the middle ear which occurs with loud sounds stapedial
Another name for earwax cerumen
The 3 canals that make up the vestibular system semicircular
The fluid that is in the scala media endolymph
The fluid in scala vestibuli and scala tympani perilymph
The bone of the skull in which the auditory system is located temporal
The gelatinous flap that covers the hair cells tectorial
The portion of the ear that produces cerumen earcanal
The membrane that is commonly referred to as the eardrum tympanic
Bass tones are _________ frequency low
Treble tones are __________ frequency high
The outer ridge of the pinna helix
The eustachian tube is more horizontal in __________ children

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Five Senses Crossword

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The part of the ear that you see. PINNA
One of the bones of the middle ear INCUS
This turns the vibrations of sound into electrical signals that travel through the auditory nerve to the brain. COCHLEA
Sound waves travel through here to the ear drum EAR CANAL
This can get larger and smaller to allow the right amount of light for focus PUPIL
This is the outermost part of the eye which bends light and protects. CORNEA
This is used to bend the light and focus images on the back of the eye. LENS
Images are focused onto this. RETINA
The colorful part of the eye which is made of muscle that controls the size of the pupil. IRIS
Images are sent thought the ________ ___________ to the brain. OPTIC NERVE
These molecules are dissolved in the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity and are what we smell. ODERANT
The sensory cells that are found in the nasal cavity. OLFACTORY
These bumps are found on the tongue. PAPILLAE
The _______________ receptor cells are the sensory cells that taste. GUSTATORY
Skeletal, Cardiac, and this are types of muscle. SMOOTH
The mouth, nasal, and entire airway are lined with this. MUCOUS
Smallest unit of living things CELLS
The semicircular _____________ are used to sense orientation and are the organs of balance. CANALS
This Newton's law explains why we get dizzy when spinning. First
Sensory cells are called Receptors

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The Senses, Part 2 Crossword

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area of the retina densely packed with cones where images are focused fovea centralis
sensory receptors from the retina form this, which takes impulses to the brain optic nerve
area of the eye where the optic nerve attaches blind spot
lens of the eye is cloudy cataracts
fluid pressure builds up in the eye glaucoma
directs sound waves to the pympanic membrane auditory canal
membrane that vibrates to carry sound waves to the bones tympanic membrane
malleus, incus, and stapes ossicles
functions in gravitational equilibrium vestibule
functions in rotational equilibrium semicircular canals
part of the inner ear that converts vibrations into nerve impulses cochlea
the sense organ containing hairs for hearing spiral organ
occurs when the lens changes shape to focus light on the retina and form an image visual accommodation
clear fluid in the anterior compartment of the eye aqueous humor
gelatinous material in the posterior compartment of the eye vitreous humor

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Parts Of The Ear Word Search

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membraine
lob
deaf
hearing
sound waves
nerve fibres
stirrup
anvil
hammer
ear canel
ear drum
inner ear
middle ear
outer ear
ear wax
ear

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Sensation & Perception Crossword

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The minimum amount of stimulus energy that a person can detect absolutethreshold
The perception that a stationary object is moving apparentmovement
The process of focusing awareness on a narrow aspect of the environment attention
The nerve structure that receives information about sound from the hair cells of the inner ear and carries these neural impulses to the brain’s auditory areas auditorynerve
In the sense of vision, the bringing together and integration of what is processed by different neural pathways or cells binding
Depth cues that depend on the combination of the images in the left and right eye and on the way the two eyes work together binocularcues
The operation in sensation and perception in which sensory receptors register information about the external environment and send it up to the brain for interpretation bottomupprocessing
The receptor cells in the retina that allow for color perception cones
A binocular cue to depth and distance in which the muscle movements in an individual’s two eyes provide information about how deep and/or far away something is Convergence
The ability to perceive objects three-dimensionally depthperception
The degree of difference that must exist between two stimuli before the difference is detected differencethreshold
Neurons in the brain’s visual system that respond to particular features of a stimulus featuredetectors
The principle by which we organize the perceptual field into stimuli that stand out (figure) and those that are left over (ground) figuregroundrelationship
Theory on how the inner ear registers the frequency of sound, stating that the perception of a sound’s frequency depends on how often the auditory nerve fires frequencytheory
A school of thought interested in how people naturally organize their perceptions according to certain patterns gestaltpsychology
The part of the ear that includes the oval window, cochlea, and basilar membrane and whose function is to convert sound waves into neural impulses and send them to the brain innerear
Senses that provide information about movement, posture, and orientation kinestheticsenses
The part of the ear that channels sound through the eardrum, hammer, anvil, and stirrup to the inner ear middleear
Powerful depth cues available from the image in one eye, either the right or the left monocularcues
Irrelevant and competing stimuli—not only sounds but also any distracting stimuli for the senses noise
The lining of the roof of the nasal cavity, containing a sheet of receptor cells for smell olfactoryepithelium
Theory stating that cells in the visual system respond to complementary pairs of red-green and blue-yellow colors; a given cell might be excited by red and inhibited by green, whereas another cell might be excited by yellow and inhibited by blue opponentprocesstheory
The structure at the back of the eye, made up of axons of the ganglion cells, that carries visual information to the brain for further processing opticnerve
The outermost part of the ear, consisting of the pinna and the external auditory canal outerear
The sensation that warns an individual of damage to the body pain
Rounded bumps above the tongue’s surface that contain the taste buds, the receptors for taste papillae
The simultaneous distribution of information across different neural pathways parallelprocessing
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information so that it makes sense perception

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The Eye and Ear Crossword

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Has a S- Shape External auditory canal
Eye opening Pupil
Middle ear to the nasopharynx Eustachian tube
Function of semicircular canals equilibrium
Music that is too loud may cause this type of hearing loss Sensorineural
Instrument that measures hearing audiometer
another name for eardrum Tympanic membrane
Transparent covering of the iris cornea
color-blind test Ishihara
Dr that can perform eye surgery ophthalmologist
controls the shape of the lens ciliary body
Gives the eye its shape viteous humor
soundwave collector tympanometer
condition of decreased lens elasticity that comes with age presbyopia
is a refractive error that causes distorted and blurred vision astigmatism
earwax cerumen
involves washing the body part with a flowing solution irrigation
the dropping of a solution into a body cavity instillation

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Protect Your Hearing Word Search

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anvil
auditory
brain
cochlea
deaf
earbuds
eardrum
ears
frequency
hammer
hearing
injury
loss
loud
music
pinna
protection
safety
sound
soundwave
stirrup
tinnitus
vibrations
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