A small, oval, bony chamber of the labyrinth. The vestibule contains the utricle and saccule, organs which are part of the balancing apparatus of the ear. [ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0003382 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vestibule_of_the_ear ]

Synonyms: bony labyrinth vestibule osseous labyrinth vestibule inner ear vestibulum vestibule of bony labyrinth

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external definition

The vestibule is the central part of the osseous labyrinth, and is situated medial to the tympanic cavity, behind the cochlea, and in front of the semicircular canals. [Wikipedia:Vestibule_of_the_ear][VHOG]

has broad synonym

vestibule

has related synonym

vestibulum auris

vestibular apparatus

vestibular part of bony labyrinth

inner ear vestibule

vestibulum labyrinthi

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UBERON:0005236