vestibular organ

n.

The structure composed of the utricle, saccule, and the three semicircular ducts of the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear.

Nearby words

  1. vestibular labyrinth,
  2. vestibular membrane,
  3. vestibular nerve,
  4. vestibular nucleus,
  5. vestibular nystagmus,
  6. vestibular system,
  7. vestibular vein,
  8. vestibule,
  9. vestibule of mouth,
  10. vestibule of nose


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