bony labyrinth

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  • Info The bony labyrinth (also osseous labyrinth or otic capsule) is the rigid, bony outer wall of the inner ear. more...
  • The sense of direction is now believed to be located in the bony labyrinth of the ear. Cited from Animal Heroes, by Ernest Thompson Seton
  • The inner ear has two parts: the bony labyrinth and the membranous labyrinth.
  • A labyrinth refers to the bony labyrinth and membranous labyrinth, components of the inner ear, due to their fine and complex structure.
  • The membranous labyrinth is contained within the bony labyrinth, and contains a fluid called endolymph.
  • Between the outer wall of the membranous labyrinth and the wall of the bony labyrinth is the location of perilymph.
  • Between the outer wall of the membranous labyrinth and the wall of the bony labyrinth is the perilymphatic space which contains the perilymph.
  • In radiology, oblique view of skull, to establish better views for petrous bone, bony labyrinth and internal auditory canal.
  • It is part of the bony labyrinth and is used by the vestibular system to detect rotations of the head in the sagittal plane.
  • The membranous labyrinth runs inside of the bony labyrinth.
  • The membranous labyrinth is contained within the bony labyrinth, and within the membranous labyrinth is a fluid called endolymph.
  • The three parts of the bony labyrinth are the vestibule of the ear, the semicircular canals, and the cochlea.
  • The bony labyrinth, or osseous labyrinth, is the network of passages with bony walls lined with periosteum.
  • It is a spiral-shaped cavity in the bony labyrinth, in humans making 2.5 turns around its axis, the modiolus.
  • The snout is believed to be crucial in restricting this loss to sustainable levels, through a bony labyrinth that has a refrigerator effect and helps to condense water vapour in the breath.
  • The other two sections are known as the scala tympani and the scala vestibuli; these are located within the bony labyrinth, which is filled with fluid called perilymph, similar in composition to cerebrospinal fluid.
  • The membranous labyrinth is lodged within the bony labyrinth and has the same general form; it is, however, considerably smaller and is partly separated from the bony walls by a quantity of fluid, the perilymph.
  • Furthermore, scans of the skulls reveal a canal and bony labyrinth morphology, which is not supportive to proper bipedal locomotion.
  • The semicircular canals are a component of the bony labyrinth.
  • The utricle and the saccule are parts of the balancing apparatus (membranous labyrinth) located within the vestibule of the bony labyrinth (small oval chamber).
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