vestibular aqueduct

aqueductus vestibuli.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Cochlear aqueduct — Bone: Aqueduct of cochlea Left temporal bone. Inferior surface. (Aquæductus cochleæ labeled at left, fifth from the top.) Latin a. cochleae Gray s …   Wikipedia

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  • Inner ear — The cochlea and vestibule, viewed from above …   Wikipedia

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