Hearing

The sense of hearing is based on the physics of sound and the physiology of the external, middle, and inner ear, the nerves to the brain, and the brain parts involved in processing acoustic information.

Sound

Sound energy is transmitted through a gaseous, liquid, or solid medium by setting up a vibration of the medium's molecules, air being the most common

Vander et al.: Human Physiology: The Mechanism of Body Function, Eighth Edition

The Sensory Systems CHAPTER NINE

The Sensory Systems CHAPTER NINE

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Epidural Sensory AssessmentBody Functions

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