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4.AUD-Ear overview

Audiology SLP314

What are the three parts of the ear? 1. Inner 2. Middle 3. Outer
Which parts of the ear are the conductive mechanism? Outer & middle
Which parts of the ear are the sensorineural mechanism? Inner.
What's another name for the outer ear? Auricle.
What's another name for the middle ear? Tympanic cavity.
What are 2 characteristics of conductive hearing loss? 1. Damage to outer or middle ear. 2. Often medically treatable
What are 2 characteristics of sensorineural hearing loss? 1. Damage to inner ear. 2. Usually permanent
What are two pathways for sound to travel to the inner ear? 1. Air conduction 2. Bone conduction
What are three types of hearing loss? 1. Conductive 2. Sensorineural 3. Mixed
If you are using 20 microPascals as the reference for computing the dB level of a sound, what will your sound level be reported in? dB SPL - sound pressure level
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