1. Relating to the vestibulum and cochlea of the ear. 2. SYN: statoacoustic.

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ves·tib·u·lo·coch·le·ar (ves-tib″u-lo-kokґle-ər) pertaining to the vestibule of the ear and the cochlea.

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