Vestibule of the ear
A cavity in the middle of the bony labyrinth in the inner ear.

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  • Vestibule of the ear — Vestibule Ves ti*bule, n. [L. vestibulum, of uncertain origin: cf. F. vestibule.] The porch or entrance into a house; a hall or antechamber next the entrance; a lobby; a porch; a hall. [1913 Webster] {Vestibule of the ear}. (Anat.) See under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vestibule of the ear — Vestibulum and vestibule redirect here. For other uses, see Vestibule (disambiguation). Vestibule of the ear Chain of ossicles and their ligaments, seen from the front in a vertical, transverse section of the tympanum. (Vestibule visible at… …   Wikipedia

  • vestibule of the ear — noun the central cavity of the bony labyrinth of the ear • Hypernyms: ↑vestibule • Part Holonyms: ↑ear …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vestibule of the vulva — Vestibule Ves ti*bule, n. [L. vestibulum, of uncertain origin: cf. F. vestibule.] The porch or entrance into a house; a hall or antechamber next the entrance; a lobby; a porch; a hall. [1913 Webster] {Vestibule of the ear}. (Anat.) See under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vestibule — Ves ti*bule, n. [L. vestibulum, of uncertain origin: cf. F. vestibule.] The porch or entrance into a house; a hall or antechamber next the entrance; a lobby; a porch; a hall. [1913 Webster] {Vestibule of the ear}. (Anat.) See under {Ear}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vestibule train — Vestibule Ves ti*bule, n. [L. vestibulum, of uncertain origin: cf. F. vestibule.] The porch or entrance into a house; a hall or antechamber next the entrance; a lobby; a porch; a hall. [1913 Webster] {Vestibule of the ear}. (Anat.) See under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vestibule — or Vestibulum can have the following meanings, each primarily based upon a common origin, from early 17th century French, derived from Latin vestibulum, i n. entrance court .AnatomyIn general, vestibule is a small space or cavity at the beginning …   Wikipedia

  • Vestibule — In medicine and dentistry, a vestibule is a space or cavity at the entrance to a canal, channel, tube, vessel. In ancient Rome, the “vestibulum” was an entrance or enclosed porch leading into the house. * * * 1. A small cavity or a space at the… …   Medical dictionary

  • vestibule — /ˈvɛstəbjul / (say vestuhbyoohl) noun 1. a passage, hall, or antechamber between the outer door and the interior parts of a house or building. 2. Anatomy, Zoology any of various cavities or hollows regarded as forming an approach or entrance to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • vestibule — n. (in anatomy) a cavity situated at the entrance to a hollow part. The vestibule of the ear is the cavity of the bony labyrinth that contains the saccule and utricle – the organs of equilibrium …   The new mediacal dictionary

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