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Internal ear

Definition

noun, plural: inner ears

The portion of the ear that is comprised of the cochlea and vestibular apparatus, and is responsible for hearing and balance.


Supplement

In vertebrates, the internal ear is the bony labyrinth typically found in the temporal bone and innervated by the auditory nerve.


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