The posterior semicircular canal is a part of the vestibular system and detects rotations of the head in the sagittal plane. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posterior_semicircular_canal ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

axiom lost from external ontology
  • relationship loss: develops_from posterior semicircular canal primordium (TAO:0000412)[TAO]
definition
  • The posterior semicircular canal is a part of the vestibular system and detects rotations of the head in the sagittal plane.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/16/Gray921.png
editor note
  • verify AAO
external definition
  • One of three fluid-filled toroidal spaces, arranged orthogonally to each other in each ear, that detect angular acceleration. (See Anatomical Atlas entry for semicircular canals by T. Whitfield.)[TAO]
function notes
  • detects angular acceleration
has related synonym
  • posterior semicircular canals
  • caudal vertical semicircular canal
  • pars superior of labyrinth
  • canalis semicircularis posterior
  • posterior semicircular duct
id
  • UBERON:0001842