osseous ampulla

n.

A circumscribed dilation of one extremity of each of the three bony semicircular canals in the inner ear.

Nearby words

  1. osselet,
  2. osseo-,
  3. osseocartilaginous,
  4. osseomucin,
  5. osseous,
  6. osseous hydatid cyst,
  7. osseous labyrinth,
  8. osseous lacuna,
  9. osseously,
  10. osset


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