Do frogs hear with their lungs?
Yes, frogs can hear with their lungs. But, it is not the only way they can hear. Frogs have an ear drum, similar to humans, called tympanum. The tympanum is the oval shaped structure behind each eye of a frog. It is a thin membrane surrounded by a cartilage ring. When this vibrates, a rod connecting the outer tympanum to the inner tympanum transmits the sound waves into the fluid of the inner ear. Which in turn, transmits the sound waves...
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What is the function of the tympanum of a frog?
The 'tympanum' is the same thing as the human eardrum-- it is used for hearing! Frogs and toads have this membrane on either side of their heads for bi-directional hearing. The frog's tympanum allows it to hear. The frog's tympanum allows it to hear. Relaying sound waves is the function of a frog's tympanum. Specifically, the term describes a structure which is located on the outside of some amphibians, insects and mammals. In frogs, it is found just behind the frog's eye. It works...
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What actors and actresses appeared in Tympanum - 2012?
The cast of Tympanum - 2012 includes: Shelley Chidley as Maggie Charlie Mattera as Dr. Maylance Blackhead Bobbie Prewitt as September David Tenenbaum as Maron Nicol Zanzarella as Lilith ...