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No there isn't any output for these bones other than mechanically pushing against the oval window. In short: Sound waves travel through the ear canal. They hit the ear drum (Tympanic membrane). The three bones (ossicles) in our middle ear are simply an impedance matching device (very much like gears on bicycles). They amplify the ear drum movement with ...
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