Tuesday, September 28, 2004

Ear, Human, Inner ear

There are actually two labyrinths of the inner ear, one inside the other - the membranous labyrinth contained within the bony labyrinth (Figure 3). The bony labyrinth consists of a central chamber called the vestibule, the three semicircular canals, and the spirally coiled cochlea. Within each structure, and filling only a fraction of the available space, is a corresponding

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