ampullar sense


Definition of ampullar sense

: the sense for rotation for which the end organs are in the ampullae of the semicircular canals

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First Known Use of ampullar sense

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Ampullar sense.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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