simple membranous crus of semicircular duct

c. membranaceum simplex ductus semicircularis.

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  • crus membranaceum simplex ductus semicircularis — [TA] simple membranous crus of semicircular duct: the nonampullary end of the lateral semicircular duct of the ear, opening into the utricle …   Medical dictionary

  • crus — 1. SYN: leg. 2. Any anatomical structure resembling a leg; usually (in the plural) a pair of diverging bands or elongated masses. SEE ALSO: limb. [L.] ampullary crura of semicircular ducts SYN: ampullary membranous limbs of semicircular ducts,… …   Medical dictionary

  • limb — 1. An extremity; a member; an arm or leg. SYN: member. 2. A segment of any jointed structure. SEE ALSO: leg, crus. [A.S. lim] ampullary membranous limbs of semicircular ducts [TA] the dilated ends of the three semicircular ducts, each of which… …   Medical dictionary

  • ear, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction       organ of hearing and equilibrium that detects and analyzes noises by transduction (or the conversion of sound waves into electrochemical impulses) and maintains the sense of balance (equilibrium).  The human ear, like …   Universalium

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