Crossword Puzzle



  1. What the the three fluid-filled bony channels in the inner ear that provide information about orientation to the brain to help maintain balance (semicircularcanals)
  2. What is the disorder that causes leakage of inner ear fluid into the middle ear (perilymphfistula)
  3. Each chamber of the vestibule consists of specialized epithelium called (maculae)


  1. Hair like structure (microvilli)
  2. What is made of carbonate and gives weight to the membrane (otoliths)
  3. Within the ampulla is a ridge of epithelial tissue called (cristaampullaris)
  4. What suspends on the crista ampullaris (cupula)
  5. What is the central part of the bony labyrinth in the inner ear called (vestibule)
  6. The vestibule of the inner ear is divided into two chambers called (utricleandsaccule)
  7. Associated with the vestibule and evaluates position of head relative to gravity (staticequilibrium)

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