The Human Ear – The Auricle Part 2

This post is a second in a series related to the anatomy of the human ear, specifically on the pinna, or auricle (Figure 1).  Part 1 of this series started by identifying and defining the main external structural features of the auricle.  This post concentrates on two primary dimensions of the auricle – length and…

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Human Ear Canal – VIII

Changes to the ear canal occur resulting from the aging process. Additionally, there are issues that must be considered when placing auditory (or other) devices into the ear canal. This is the last in the eight-part series on the human ear canal. Ear Canal Physiology – General Previous posts have provided data showing the distance between…

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