(En español: Canal auditivo)
Say: ear kuh-nal
You'll need a mirror to do it, but take a good look at your ear. Do you see that hole in it that goes into your head? That's your ear canal. The ear canal lets in sound so you can hear. Glands in the ear canal make cerumen, or earwax.
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