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Organs

Nose

The nose is the uppermost part of the respiratory tract and includes the peripheral organ of smell. The Greek for nose is rhinos. So the study of the nose and its diseases is called rhinology. It is composed of the external nose and the nasal cavity. Functions

Cerebellum

The cerebellum (L. cerebellum = little brain) is the 2nd largest part of the brain as a whole and is the largest part of the hindbrain. It weighs about 150 grams. Its location is in the posterior cranial fossa underneath the tentorium cerebelli and behind the pons

Ear

It is the organ of hearing and plays an essential job in preserving the balance (equilibrium) of the body. The ear is split into 3 parts, viz. External ear. Middle ear. Internal ear. The internal ear is composed of bony labyrinth, a complex space, also in the

Thalamus

Anatomically, thalamus is located above the midbrain and is a large ovoid mass of grey matter, subthalamus is a small amount of nerve tissue from which it’s divided by. There are 2 thalami situated 1 on every side of a slit-like cavity, the 3rd ventricle. Every thalamus

External Ear

The external ear is composed of (a) pinna or auricle and (b) external auditory meatus that are concerned with collection and transmission of sound waves to the tympanic membrane, respectively. Auricle/Pinna The auricle is located on the side of the head and is trumpet-like undulating projection. With

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