vestibular apparatus

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Related to vestibular apparatus: Semicircular canals, Vestibular nuclei
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Synonyms for vestibular apparatus

organs mediating the labyrinthine sense

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A caloric test, in which water at different temperatures is poured into the ear to check on the vestibular apparatus.
Each labyrinth consists of the vestibular apparatus and the cochlea.
The high doses damaged a section of her inner ear, the vestibular apparatus.
3) This finding has been corroborated in humans; lengthening of the interpeak latencies in the auditory brainstem response, collapse of the endolymphatic space, and the presence of deposits in the stria and vestibular apparatus have been documented in uremic humans.
Deep in their right ear is a vestibular apparatus - a tiny fluid-filled organ made of chambers and canals lined with millions of hairs filled with floating crystals.