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1

vibrations are transmitted through a medium that has

Elasticity and Inertia

2

When we transfer from outer and middle ear to inner ear the medium has changed from _____ to ______

air to fluid

3

How do sound waves travel

through longitudinal propigation

4

When the air molecules are close together

condensation

5

When air molecules are further apart

rarefacation

6

Sounds that are pure tones are

periodic

7

Vowels are ___

periodic
pure tones

8

What type of phonemes are periodic

Voiced phonemes

9

Name the ossicles

malleus
Incus
Stapes

10

What are the three main channels of the inner ear

Scala Vestibuli
Scala media
Scala tympani

11

The channels in the inner ear are made by what membranes

The Basilar membrane and the Reisner Membrane

12

organ of corti sits on top of the

basilar membrane

13

The oval window is adjacent to

SCALA VESTIBULI

14

different parts of this membrane is sensitive to different frequency of sounds

baslar membrane

15

Amplifies 2500 Hz by means of its resonance

external auditory meatus

16

attenuate loud sounds by stiffing the middle ear

tensor tempani

17

conduct sympathetic vibrations to the middle ear.

tympanic membrane

18

The outer ear amplifies sounds between

1500 and 1600 Hz

19

Identifies those with a disorder

sensitivity

20

Identifies those without a disorder

Specificity

21

A newborn usually gets screened

while they're in the hospital
By one month of age, and hearing loss should be diagnosed by 3 months of age.
and enrolled in some sort of intervention program by 6 months of age.

22

An issue with the outer or middle ear means there is a _________

conductive loss

23

An issue with the inner ear means there is a _________

sensorineural loss

24

Looks at how compliant the tympanic membrane is
Helps pick up if there is pretty serious ottitus media

tymponometry

25

If someone has a hearing loss their results show under

20 dB

26

Noise induced hearing loss usually shows at around ________Hz

3000

27

Old age hearing loss

presbicubus

28

I can hear but I don't understand

Sensorineural

29

I cant hear but if you make it louder I can

conductive

30

witihin normal

0-20 dB HL