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Anatomy of Human ear

Across

  1. _______are three tubes which are coiled up like a snail's shell at one end.
  2. Visible part of the outer ear.
  3. _______ traps dirt and prevents infections.

Down

  1. A narrow tube that connects the middle ear to the back of the throat or palate.
  2. The _________ ear consists of the semi-circular canals, the vestibule and the cochlea.
  3. Vibration of the anvil causes the _________ to vibrate.
  4. The sensation of popping of the ears is the _________ of the eustachian tube allowing air to escape from or to enter the middle ear.
  5. The semi-circular canals are sensitive to _________ movements and help you to keep your balance.
  6. Vibration of the anvil causes the _________ to vibrate.
  7. This part of the ear is like a hollow cave.
  8. After sound waves enter the outer ear, they travel through the _______ and make their way to the middle ear.
  9. _______ receives sound waves and turn them into vibrations.

Key

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Across

  1. semicircularcanals
  2. pinna
  3. earwax

Down

  1. eustachian
  2. inner
  3. stirrup
  4. opening
  5. head
  6. stirrup
  7. middle
  8. earcanal
  9. eardrum