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1. Having the form of half of a circle.

2. (Science: anatomy) semicircular canals, certain canals of the inner ear.

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... happens in the semicurcular canals when a person begin to spin off balance? As far as I understand, during normal rotational movement endolymph in semicircular canals moves in the opposite direction of the body's rotation due to inertia, that causes cilia in crista ampullaris to bend in one ear ...

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by Vangeek
Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Please help!
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Help! Question re: semicircular canals

Can someone please explain the events that occur in the semicircular canals as a person begins to lose balance??? many thanks!

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by Ajumenai
Wed Apr 25, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Help! Question re: semicircular canals
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