vestibular system(redirected from Vestibular lesion)
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(Physiology) the sensory mechanism in the inner ear that detects movement of the head and helps to control balance
The part of the inner ear dealing with balance. It includes two sacs (saccule and utricle) containing gravity-sensitive otoliths, and three fluid-filled semicircular ducts which register movement.
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|Noun||1.||vestibular system - organs mediating the labyrinthine sense; concerned with equilibrium|
ear - the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
semicircular canal - one of three tube loops filled with fluid and in planes nearly at right angles with one another; concerned with equilibrium
sensory system - the body's system of sense organs