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The sense of balance

The sense of balance

The position and acceleration of the head is detected by the inner ear.

Biology

Keywords

balance, ear, perception, sensory organ, saccule, semicircular canal, posture, inner ear, utricle, cupula, otolith, ear canal, hearing, auditory system, Eustachian tube, signal, snail, middle ear, central nervous system, nervous system, human, biology

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