* * *vestibular system n the vestibule of the inner ear together with the end organs and nerve fibers that function in mediating the labyrinthine sense called also vestibular apparatus
* * *the bodily structures connected with receiving and processing sensations of the sense of equilibrium; they include the vestibular labyrinths, the sensory pathways of the vestibular nerves, and the vestibular nuclei.
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