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Ear Disorders

  • By: Ann M. Karty M.D., Faafp
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Ears are the organs that help humans hear. The ears modify sound input, communicate it through the cartilaginous tissue and ear canals, and send signals through nerves, and into the brain. In addition, ears participate in body systems assisting with balance. ...

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