Semicircular Canals


Engelsk definition

Three long canals (anterior, posterior, and lateral) of the bony labyrinth. They are set at right angles to each other and are situated posterosuperior to the vestibule of the bony labyrinth (VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH). The semicircular canals have five openings into the vestibule with one shared by the anterior and the posterior canals. Within the canals are the SEMICIRCULAR DUCTS.

Svenska synonymer

Canales semicirculares

Engelska synonymer

Canal, Semicircular Canals, Semicircular Semicircular Canal