Problem: Indicate whether the given structure is more involved with hearing or equilibrium:Pinna                                                        Basiliar membraneCochlear nerve                                        Round windowOtolithic membrane                                CristaeVestibule                                                  Semicircular canalsPharyngotympanic tube                          Spiral organStapes                                                      SacculeTensor tympani muscle                           UtricleHelicotrema                                             CochleaMaculae                                                    Vestibular nerveCupulae

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Anatomy of the Ear: responsible for both hearing and equilibrium

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Indicate whether the given structure is more involved with hearing or equilibrium:

Pinna                                                        Basiliar membrane
Cochlear nerve                                        Round window
Otolithic membrane                                Cristae
Vestibule                                                  Semicircular canals
Pharyngotympanic tube                          Spiral organ
Stapes                                                      Saccule
Tensor tympani muscle                           Utricle
Helicotrema                                             Cochlea
Maculae                                                    Vestibular nerve
Cupulae

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