. Briefly mention the function of each


 Where are the following located? Briefly mention the function of each:
(a) Oval window
(b) Cochlea
(c) Semicircular canals
(d) Utriculus

 

Best Answer

(a) Oval window is located in the middle ear. It helps in setting the fluid in the cochlear canals into vibration.

(b) Cochlea is located in the inner ear. It helps in transmitting impulses to the brain via the auditory nerve.

(c) Semicircular canals are located in the inner ear. These help in maintaining the dynamic equilibrium of the body.

(d) Utriculus is located in the inner ear. It joins the semi-circular canals to cochlea. It also helps in maintaining static balance of the body.

 

 

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