vestibular system

noun

the sensory mechanism in the inner ear that detects movement of the head and helps to control balance

Nearby words

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

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