Bony saemicircular canals

Bony saemicircular canals

The three bony tubes in the labyrinth of the ear within which the membranous saemicircular ducts are located; they lie in planes at right angles to each other and are known as anterior saemicircular canal, posterior saemicircular canal, and lateral saemicircular canal.

Synonym: canales saemicirculares ossei.

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