bony labyrinth


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Related to bony labyrinth: membranous labyrinth
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Noun1.bony labyrinth - cavity in the petrous part of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinthbony labyrinth - cavity in the petrous part of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
inner ear, internal ear, labyrinth - a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
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The inner ear is less often affected, as the bony labyrinth is typically resistant to erosion by granulation tissue.
In acute disease with well pneumatised bone gives us an easy approach to petrous apex without disturbing the bony labyrinth. We approached with less aggressive surgery in view to preserve the hearing, but it may not be applicable in all cases.
And biology, where in your body will you find a bony labyrinth filled with a fluid called perilymph?
Specifically, researchers studied the bony labyrinth - a hollow cavity that would have housed the hearing organ - in two early whale species, using micro-CT scans.
If trauma is the known cause of SNHL, CT would be the appropriate initial study to evaluate the bony labyrinth. If the cause of SNHL is unknown, MRI is typically preferred to evaluate the central auditory pathway.