22+ Anatomy Of The Ear PNG. Auricle is composed of thin plate of elastic cartilage covered by layer of skin. The funnel like curves of auricle collects sound wave and direct them to middle ear.
For this reason, the ear is known as the vestibulocochlear organ. Part of the teachme series. Authored by dr mary lowth.
The ear canal is about 2.5 cm long and is not straight but curved.
Concerning ear anatomy, the ear can be divided into three regions. In its normal state, the ossicles have an amplifying effect to efficiently excite the fluid in the inner ear. It's the outside part of the ear. They can be thought of as a radar station, collecting sounds and channeling them to the next component.