Definition of Vestibular apparatus

1. Noun. Organs mediating the labyrinthine sense; concerned with equilibrium.

Exact synonyms: Vestibular System
Terms within: Ear, Semicircular Canal
Generic synonyms: Sensory System

Medical Definition of Vestibular apparatus

1. The receptor organ of the vestibular portion of the 8th cranial nerve, consisting of the three semicircular canals and the otolith, located within the petrous portion of the temporal bone of the skull. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Vestibular Apparatus

vested interest
vested interests
vested remainder
vested remainder subject to open
vested remainders
vested remainders subject to open
vestibular apparatus (current term)
vestibular aqueduct
vestibular area
vestibular blind sac
vestibular branches of labyrinthine artery
vestibular caecum of the cochlear duct
vestibular canal
vestibular crest
vestibular diseases
vestibular fissure of cochlea
vestibular fold
vestibular ganglion
vestibular gland
vestibular glands

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