I Clue: a region of the ear 1.3 Inner ear: The inner ear contains the semicircular ducts, vestibular nerve, cochlear nerve, cochlea, and round window. Sensorineural hearing loss occurs in the inner ear. The cochlea consists of tiny hair cells that translate the fluid vibration of sounds from its surrounding ducts into electrical impulses that are carried to the brain by sensory nerves.
A cutaway line drawing shows the outer, middle and inner ear portions of the human ear, with the specific identification of the ear drum, ossicles, Eustachian tube to throat, cochlea and auditory nerve to brain.
Structure and Functions of the Ear Explicated With Diagrams