Vestibule of the ear



The central part of the inner ear, situated medial to the tympanic cavity, behind the cochlea, and in front of the semicircular canals.


The vestibule of the ear is one of the two major parts of the vestibular apparatus, the other being the semicircular canals.

Word origin: from the Latin vestibulum, literally an entrance hall.

See also: vestibular apparatus

Retrieved from ""
First | Previous (Vestibule of nose) | Next (Vestibulocochlear) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.