Semicircular Ducts


Engelsk definition

The three membranous semicircular ducts within the bony semicircular canals. They open into the UTRICLE through five openings. Each duct has at one end a sensory area called the ampullary crest. AMPULLARY HAIR CELLS of the crests sense the movement of ENDOLYMPH resulting from rotation of the head.

Svenska synonymer

Ductus semicirculares Crista ampullaris

Engelska synonymer

Duct, Semicircular Ducts, Semicircular Semicircular Duct Ampullary Crest Ampullary Crests Crest, Ampullary Crests, Ampullary Crista Ampullaris Ampullari, Crista Ampullaris, Crista Crista Ampullari