osseous labyrinth

n.

A series of cavities in the petrous portion of the temporal bone, consisting of the cochlea, the vestibule, and the semicircular canals, and lodging the membranous labyrinth.bony labyrinth

Nearby words

  1. osseocartilaginous,
  2. osseomucin,
  3. osseous,
  4. osseous ampulla,
  5. osseous hydatid cyst,
  6. osseous lacuna,
  7. osseously,
  8. osset,
  9. ossetia,
  10. ossetian


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