Quiz: Barotrauma of the Ear
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Barotrauma of the ear is damage to the middle ear caused by unequal air pressure on the two sides of the eardrum. Which of the following structures in the ear helps maintain equal pressure on both sides of the eardrum?

  • A.

    The ear canal

  • B.

    The cochlea

  • C.

    The semicircular canal

  • D.

    The eustachian tube

Am I correct?