HST.721 | Fall 2005 | Graduate

The Peripheral Auditory System

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EPL 3Dviewer: 3-D Virtual Model of Human Temporal Bone

PubMed: Database of National Library of Medicine (15 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles)

Promenda ‘round the Cochlea: The aim of this regularly updated site is to assist the teaching of the auditory system (its anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology) to medical and biology students. This first version mainly addresses our current knowledge on the peripheral end organ: the cochlea.

The Cochlea Homepage: Anatomy, physiology, and theoretical descriptions of the cochlea. Lots of good pictures.

Etiologies and Causes of Deafness: Provides a list of known causes of deafness in humans, in many cases with brief descriptions of common symptoms.

Cochlear Fluids Lab: Description of the various fluids in the cochlea and their properties. Downloads of various simulation programs (fluids, cochlear distortion).

ARO Home Page: The Association for Research in Otolaryngology is the professional organization most closely associated with basic research in hearing. This site links to the electronic versions of the official journal of the Association, the JARO, and to abstracts of presentations made at the annual meetings of the Association.