cupula

noun plural -lae (-liː)
  1. anatomy zoology a dome-shaped structure, esp the sensory structure within the semicircular canals of the ear
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cupula

[kyōōpyə-lə]
n. pl. cu•pu•lae (-lē′)
  1. Cupola.
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