bony labyrinth

noun

: the cavity in the petrous portion of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear and is divided into the vestibule, cochlea, and semicircular canals

called also osseous labyrinth

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“Bony labyrinth.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bony%20labyrinth. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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