1. Review a textbook section on the sense of hearing.
2. As a review activity, label figures 33.1, 33.2, and 33 3.
3. Examine the dissectible model of the ear and locate the following features:
external ear auricle external auditory meatus middle ear tympanic membrane (eardrum) tympanic cavity auditory ossicles malleus incus stapes oval window tensor tympani stapedius auditory tube (Eustachian tube) inner ear osseous labyrinth membranous labyrinth cochlea round window semicircular canals vestibule vestibulocochlear nerve vestibular nerve (balance branch) cochlear nerve (hearing branch)
4. Complete Parts A and B of Laboratory Report 33.
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