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membraine
lob
deaf
hearing
sound waves
nerve fibres
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ear canel
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inner ear
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outer ear
ear wax
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Sensory System: Ear Structures & Functions Crossword

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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
sclera

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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
volume

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Senses Word Search

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Sound
Bitter
Sour
Taste bud
Salty
Sweet
Olfactory
Stirrup
Anvil
Hammer
Cochlea
Nerves
Hands
Nose
Mouth
Ear
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Special Senses Project - The Ear Crossword

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The technical term for wax, that occurs in the outer part of the ear. Cerumen
A unit of measurement indicating loudness, based on a logarithmic scale. Decibel
Passageway connecting the middle ear to the nose and throat. This opens to equalize pressure in the middle ear. EUSTACHIANTUBE
A phenomenon where normal sounds are perceived to be abnormally loud, so much so that they are painful to listen to. HYPERACUSIS
The section of the ear that encompasses the cochlea, hair cells and hearing nerve to the brain. INNEREAR
The inner ear, named because of the maze of connection pathways in the bony housing of this part of the ear. The inner ear consists of canals in the bone and fluid filled sacs within the canals. LABYRINTH
The center section of the ear encompassing the area past the ear drum through the bones of the ear to the cochlea. MIDDLEEAR
The outer most portion of the ear encompassing the pinna and ear canal. OUTEREAR
A sensation of ringing, buzzing, or whooshing occurring without a source creating the sound. TINNITUS
The medical term for eardrum. TYMPANICMEMBRANE
Sensation of motion, often described as objects spinning around a person or the person spinning around the room with the room still. This could be a symptom of a vestibular (balance/inner ear) disorder. VERTIGO

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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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HEARING and TASTE WORD SEARCH

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salty
sweet
sour
nasal cavity
septum
adenoids
umami
bitter
tonsils
sensorineural hearing loss
hearing loss
conduction
pitch
frequency
wavelength
middle ear
inner ear
outer ear
auditory nerve
cochlea
eardrum
stirrup
hammer
anvil
ear canal

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HEARING AND SOUND Crossword

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What is volume measured in Decibels
Sound _______ travel in all directions Waves
Sounds are caused by what Vibrations
Sound travels through what 3 things Airsolidswater
What's the best conductor Solid
What's the poorest conductor Air
What depends on the distance and force Loudness
10-65 decibels is what range Safe
85-90 is what range Hearingdamagerisk
Pitch is measured in what Hertz
How high or low a sound is. Is the definition of what Pitch
What's the putter ear called Pinna
What are the 3 tiny bones in the middle of the ear Hammeranvilstirrup
What is a coiled tube in the inner ear Cochlea
3 looped tubes to help us balance Semicircularcanal
What's the nerve in the ear called Auditory
A tool used to amplify(make louder) your voice Megaphone
# of vibrations in 1 second is known as what Frequency
Hearing is 1 of 5 what Senses

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Anatomy & Physiology of the Ear, Nose, & Throat Crossword

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The throat helps informing speech
Sinus located deep in the face behind the nose that does not develop until adolescence Sphenoid
Small moveable bones in the middle ear ossicles
Opening into the nasal passsage passsade Nostrils
Connects the middle ear to the throat/nasopharynx Eustachiantube
Snail-shaped portion of the boney labyrinth Cochlea
The organ of smell and breathing nose
Flap tissue that prevents food and irritants from entering the lungs Epiglottis
Sinus located in the area of the forehead that does not develop until 7 yearsof age Frontal
Seperates the middle ear from the external ear Eardrum
The membrane protected by the external ear Tympanic
The medical name for the nose is the external meatus
Medical term external ear pinna
The ear is divided functionally and anatomically into three
Commonly know as the voice box Larynx
Sinus located around the area of the cheeks maxillary
Medical term for earwax cerumen
The throat consists of the larynx and pharynx
Four-paired air-filled cavities near the nasal passages sinuses
Lined with mucous membranes and cilla Nasal passages
Receptors for balance are found in this portion of the inner ear vestibule
Protect aganist infection in early childhood Tonsils
The pharynx connects the nose and mouth to the larynx and esophgaus
One of ossicles Malleus
Sound waves are converted into impulses in the inner ear electrical
The region of the ear that functions in the vestibular system inner
Divides the nasal passages into right and left sides Septum
The cochlea contains the nerves for Hearing
The organ of balance/equilibruim and detection of sound Ear
Tonsils and adenoids are made up of this type of tissue Lymph

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Sound crossword puzzle

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All sound waves require a.. Medium
Sound travels fastest through a.. Solid
What are the 3 parts of the ear? Outer,middle,inner
The cooler the medium the ____ speed Slower
The hotter the medium the ______ speed Faster
Pitch is determined by what of a sound wave Frequency
What is the change in frequency or sound as the source and the observer move closer Doppler effect
What do decibels do Express loudness
How many decibels are in a whisper Twenty
120 decibels or higher is known to be.. Very damaging

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