osseous labyrinth

osseous labyrinth
osseous labyrinth n BONY LABYRINTH

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labyrinthus osseus.

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  • osseous labyrinth — noun cavity in the petrous part of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth • Syn: ↑bony labyrinth • Hypernyms: ↑structure, ↑anatomical structure, ↑complex body part, ↑bodily structure, ↑body structure …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Labyrinth — The maze of canals in the inner ear. The labyrinth is the portion of the ear that is responsible for sensing balance. Inflammation of the labyrinth (labyrinthitis) can be accompanied by vertigo. * * * Any of several anatomic structures with… …   Medical dictionary

  • Osseous — Having to do with the bone, consisting of bone, or resembling bone. From os which is a synonym for bone. The Latin word os means bone as does the related Greek word osteon. * * * Bony, of bone like consistency or structure. SYN: osteal. [L.… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Bony labyrinth — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = labyrinthus osseus. GraySubject = 232 GrayPage = 1047 Captio2 = Interior of right osseous labyrinth. MapPos = Bony Labyrinth MapCaption = Right osseous labyrinth. Lateral view. System = Precursor = MeshName …   Wikipedia

  • bony labyrinth — n the cavity in the petrous portion of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear called also osseous labyrinth * * * see labyrinth * * * labyrinthus osseus …   Medical dictionary

  • bony labyrinth — noun cavity in the petrous part of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth • Syn: ↑osseous labyrinth • Hypernyms: ↑structure, ↑anatomical structure, ↑complex body part, ↑bodily structure, ↑body structure …   Useful english dictionary

  • Membranous labyrinth — The membranous labyrinth. Latin labyrinthus membranaceus Gray s …   Wikipedia

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