Author: Ahlaam Mahmood


Anatomy of the Ear and Types of Hearing Loss

The ear is divided into three portions: the external, middle and inner ear.  The external ear consists of the auricle which gathers sound and funnels it through a tube known as external auditory canal (acoustic meatus) to the tympanic membrane (ear drum). The tympanic membrane is attached to three tiny bones (ossicles): maleus, incus and […]

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