membranous labyrinth


membranous labyrinth

noun

Definition of MEMBRANOUS LABYRINTH

:  the sensory structures of the inner ear

First Known Use of MEMBRANOUS LABYRINTH

1840

membranous labyrinth

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MEMBRANOUS LABYRINTH

: the system of membrane-lined interconnected sacs and passages that is suspended within the bony labyrinth of the inner ear, is filled with endolymph and surrounded by perilymph, and includes the scala media, utricle, saccule, and semicircular ducts

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