vestibular area

ves·tib·u·lar ar·e·a

[TA]
the area in the floor of the fourth ventricle lateral to the sulcus limitans [TA] and medial to the restiform body [TA] that overlies the vestibular nuclei and portions of the cochlear nuclei.
See also: inferior vestibular area of internal acoustic meatus, superior vestibular area of internal acoustic meatus.
Synonym(s): area vestibularis [TA]
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vestibular area

Fundus of the internal auditory meatus.
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ves·tib·u·lar a·re·a

(ves-tibyū-lăr arē-ă) [TA]
Part of floor of the fourth ventricle lateral to sulcus limitans [TA] and medial to the restiform body [TA] that overlies vestibular nuclei and portions of cochlear nuclei.
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Next alternative treatment considered as vestibuloplasty because it provides an enlarged area of fixed tissue in the primary denture bearing area and to improve extensions in the area of denture flanges by removing the dislodging effect of muscle attachment in the denture bearing or vestibular area. (6) Kazanjian vestibuloplasty technique was selected in this case as it causes comparatively less shrinkage & relapse.
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