The inner ear

The inner ear (auris interna) is located in the pyramid of the temporal bone and consists of two parts, one of which is inside the other. Both parts are of a maze and are the most complex in structure and an important part of the functional purpose of the hearing organ.

List of Abbreviations

a., aa. — arteria, arteriae (artery, the artery)

lig., ligg. — ligamentum, ligamenta (ligament, the ligaments)

m., mm. — musculus, musculi (muscle, the muscle)

n., nn. — nervus, nervi (nerve, the nerve)

r., rr. — ramus, rami (branch)

s. — seu (or)

v., vv. — vena, venae (vienna)