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Haney AP C10 10.8
|What are the two senses of equilibrium?
|Static equilibrium and Dynamic equilibrium
|What does the static equilibrium do?
|It maintains stability and posture wen the body and head are still.
|What does the dynamic equilibrium do?
|It detects motion and aid in maintaining balance.
|What is a vestibule?
|Its a bony chamber between the semicircular canals and the cochlea.
|What is an utricle?
|Its an enlarged portion of the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear.
|What is an saccule?
|Its another enlarged portion of the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear.
|What is it called when the hair cells of the maculae extend upward into a dome-shaped, gelatinous mass?
|Its called the cupula
|a swelling that ends in the membranous canal in the semicircular canal.
|sensory organs of the semicircular canal