vestibular canal


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sca·la ves·tib·'u·li

[TA]
the division of the spiral canal of the cochlea lying on the apical side of the spiral lamina and vestibular membrane or of scala media.
Synonym(s): vestibular canal

sca·la ves·tib·u·li

(skā'lă ves-tib'yū-lī) [TA]
The division of the spiral canal of the cochlea lying on the apical side of the spiral lamina and vestibular membrane.
Synonym(s): vestibular canal.

vestibular canal

the canal of the COCHLEA of the inner ear that connects with the oval window.
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The ear's vestibular canals sense the angle and speed of head movements; muscle signals alert the brain to the neck's orientation relative to the body; and motor commands for head turns are relayed to the visual system.

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