Pilot Whale Ear (0.1 mm) (G. macrorhynchus)


2D image stack from CT scans (0.5 mm slice increments) of a Short-finned Pilot Whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus) ear progressing through the inner ear. Key structures visible in this series are the, tympanic bulla, periotic bone, ossicles (malleus, incus, stapes), semi-circular canals, cochlea and acousto-vestibular nerves.

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