bony labyrinth

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cavity in the petrous part of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth

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T1 hyperintensity within the bony labyrinth on precontrast images is highly suggestive of the presence of subacute blood products (Figure 11).
This could result in anomaly or aplasia of the vestibulocochlear nerves, which we found in 29.4% of ears with anomaly of the bony labyrinth.
An international team of researchers looked at the bony labyrinth in fossil remains and compared them to CT scans previously obtained from living primate species.
The lateral semicircular canal and incus were identified and the bony labyrinth was seen suspended in the fine cancellous bone of the mastoid.
One area of the anatomy of didelphids that has been long neglected because of the invasive nature of its study is the bony labyrinth (Hyrtl, 1845).
Physicians suspect that most cases of deafness stem from problems with the hair cells--but that's tough to confirm, since the cochlea is hidden within a bony labyrinth.
The labyrinth has two parts: the bony labyrinth and the membranous labyrinth.