The auricle/pinna collects sound waves.
The eardrum (Tympanic membrane) separates the external ear and the middle ear. It vibrates with the frequency of the received sound.
Ossicles (3 tiny bones) amplify the vibrations received by the eardrum.
The function of the eardrum in the middle ear is to
A. carry the sound energy to the brain.
B. collect the sound waves.
C. vibrate with the frequency of the received sound.
D. amplify the received sound.
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