How to use Inner-ear in a sentence
Three small bones (called the ossicles) in the middle ear link the eardrum to the inner ear.
Slosh the water in the plastic bottle to show how the fluid in the inner ear moves around.
If the infestation is bad enough, the middle and inner ear areas can be affected.
The malleus and incus of the inner ear are separate.
The hair cells in your inner ear don't know the difference!Advertisement
If the inner ear is damaged, your pet may never regain proper balance and may not be able to move well.
Clean the inner ear flap, as well as the areas you can safely reach in the outer portion of the ear canal.
Hearing loss and inner ear problems are more likely to occur in older workers.
It includes the eardrum, the three little bones (hammer, anvil, and stirrup) that transmit sound to the inner ear, and the eustachian tube, which connects the inner ear to the nasopharynx (the back of the nose).
Vision and the body's senses are the most important systems for maintaining balance, but problems in the inner ear are the most frequent cause of dizziness.Advertisement
When fluid volume or pressure in one inner ear changes, information about balance is altered.
For example, the inner ear is very sensitive to changes in blood flow.
Vertigo is often associated with inner ear problems called vestibular disorders.
A particularly intense vestibular disorder, Meniere's disease, interferes with the volume of fluid in the inner ear.
When other measures have failed, surgery may be suggested to relieve pressure on the inner ear.Advertisement
An osteopath or chiropractor may suggest adjustments of the head, jaw, neck, and lower back to relieve pressure on the inner ear.
Acoustic neuroma-A benign tumor that grows on the nerve leading from the inner ear to the brain.
As the tumor grows, it exerts pressure on the inner ear and causes severe vertigo.
Vestibular system-The brain and parts of the inner ear that work together to detect movement and position.
An evoked otoacoustic emissions (OAE) test that detects an echo emitted by the inner ear in response to sound; the echo is produced only if the inner ear is healthy and functioning normally.Advertisement
Cochlea-The hearing part of the inner ear.
Sensorineural hearing loss-Hearing loss caused by damage to the nerves or parts of the inner ear governing the sense of hearing.
Hearing loss is caused by a number of different problems that occur either in the auditory nerve or in parts of the middle or inner ear.
The cochlea is a fluid-filled canal in the inner ear that is shaped like a snail shell.
Hair cells-Sensory receptors in the inner ear that transform sound vibrations into messages that travel to the brain.Advertisement
While all of the body's sensory organs contribute to motion sickness, excess stimulation to the vestibular system within the inner ear (the body's balance center) has been shown to be one of the primary reasons for this condition.
Balance problems (vertigo) are often caused by a conflict between what is seen and how the inner ear perceives it, leading to confusion in the brain.
Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of the inner ear that is often a complication of infection of the middle ear (otitis media).
It is usually caused by the spread of bacterial or viral infections from the head or respiratory tract into the inner ear.
The labyrinth is a group of interconnected canals chambers located in the inner ear.Advertisement
Viruses, such as those that cause mumps, measles, influenza, and colds may reach the inner ear following an upper respiratory infection.
Vertigo occurs because the inner ear controls the sense of balance, as well as hearing.
Sinus swelling can constrict a child's eustachian tube that connects the inner ear to the throat, causing a congested feeling and "ear popping."
When the eardrum vibrates, three tiny bones within the middle ear, called ossicles, transmit these sounds to the inner ear.
These bones help carry sound from the eardrum to the inner ear.Advertisement
The inner ear canal should not be too heavily coated.
The inner ear consists of an organ called the cochlea, which is shaped like a snail's shell.