Definition of vestibular
1 : of, relating to, or functioning as a vestibule
2 : of, relating to, or affecting the perception of body position and movement the vestibular system of the inner ear
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The vestibular system, which controls balance and coordination, is also thrown out of whack in zero gravity.
While the inner ear's vestibular system is maintaining balance, sound itself also seems to have a role.
Far more precise sensors, these written into the brains and vestibular systems of the astronauts themselves, the result of years and years and years of flying, reacted too.
Instead, those who were involved didn’t have a functioning vestibular system.
His pain threshold is astonishing, which turns out to be a blessing in disguise because his vestibular problems often lead to mishaps.
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