How does the ear control the balance of the body?

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The ear has three part: the outer ear, the middle ear, and the inner ear. The inner ear is the part of the ear that is responsible for balance (and hearing as well). The inner ear has what is called the bony labyrinth, which contains perilymph fluid. The bony labyrinth...

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The ear has three part: the outer ear, the middle ear, and the inner ear. The inner ear is the part of the ear that is responsible for balance (and hearing as well). The inner ear has what is called the bony labyrinth, which contains perilymph fluid. The bony labyrinth contains three different sections which are the cochlea, the semicircular canals, and the vestibule. The vestibule connects the cochlea to the semicircular canals. Also, the vestibule contains two structures that are very important to balance and equilibrium. They are the saccule and the utricle. These structures collect information and send it to the brainstem, cerebellum, and spinal cord. In addition, the semicircular canals can also sense changes in movement so that the body can adjust accordingly.

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