ANATOMY OF THE EAR  
A mid-modiolar horizontal section of a (right) human temporal bone.

A mid-modiolar horizontal section of a (right) human temporal bone.

Description : The internal auditory meatus (IM) is seen leading toward the cochlea (C) and the vestibule (V).

The stapes footplate (S) is seen filling the oval window.

A portion of the long process of the incus (I) is visible within the middle ear.

The facial nerve (F) and the posterior semi-circular canal (P) are also visible.

There are numerous air cells within the mastoid process (M).

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