What we call the auditive organ is in the lower animals simply a sac containing auditive stones.
He is an "auditive" as well as a "visualist," to employ the precious classification of the psychiatrists.
The visual sense had here been rapidly replaced by the tactual and auditive senses.
Exceptional visual and auditive imaging power are rarely present in the same individual.
Simply because our auditive perception has assumed the habit of saturating itself with visual images.
But besides the auditive function, Weber's ossicles may perfectly well discharge some other function.