Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgery

Ear, Nose, Throat

What is the ear?

External or outer ear, consisting of:

Middle ear (tympanic cavity), consisting of:

Inner ear, consisting of:

What is the nose?

The nose is the organ of smell and is part of the peripheral nervous system. The external part of the nose lies above the roof of the mouth. The nose consists of:

 

What is the throat?

The throat is a ring-like muscular tube that acts as the passageway for air, food, and liquid. The throat also helps in forming speech. The throat consists of:

 

 

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