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lab·y·rin·thine

(lab'i-rin'thīn),
Relating to any labyrinth or taking such form.

labyrinthine

[lab′ərin′thin]
Etymology: Gk, labyrinthos, maze
pertaining to or resembling a labyrinth or maze, such as the structure of the inner ear.

lab·y·rin·thine

(lab'i-rin'thēn)
Relating to any labyrinth.

labyrinthine

pertaining to or emanating from a labyrinth.

labyrinthine responses
include righting and placing reflexes and nystagmus.
labyrinthine righting reflex
the reflex which coordinates body movements so that a cat dropped from a height with its belly uppermost will rotate in flight so that its belly is closest to the ground.