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ves·ti·bule

 (vĕs′tə-byo͞ol′)
n.
1. A small entrance hall or passage between the outer door and the interior of a house or building.
2. An enclosed area at the end of a passenger car on a railroad train.
3. Anatomy A body cavity, chamber, or channel that leads to or is an entrance to another body cavity: the vestibule of the inner ear.

[Latin vestibulum.]
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vestibule

(ˈvɛstɪˌbjuːl)
n
1. a small entrance hall or anteroom; lobby
2. (Anatomy) any small bodily cavity or space at the entrance to a passage or canal
[C17: from Latin vestibulum]
vestibular adj
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ves•ti•bule

(ˈvɛs təˌbyul)

n., v. -buled, -bul•ing. n.
1. a passage, hall, or antechamber between the outer door and the interior parts of a house or building.
2. an enclosed entrance at the end of a railroad passenger car.
3. any hollow part in the body serving as an approach to another hollow part, esp. the front part of the inner ear leading to the cochlea.
v.t.
4. to provide with a vestibule.
[1615–25; < Latin vestibulum forecourt, entrance]
ves•tib•u•lar (vɛˈstɪb yə lər) adj.
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vestibule

A space before a passage begins, as in the inner ear beyond the oval window, between the semicircular ducts and cochlea.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vestibule - a large entrance or reception room or areavestibule - a large entrance or reception room or area
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
narthex - a vestibule leading to the nave of a church
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
2.vestibule - any of various bodily cavities leading to another cavity (as of the ear or vagina)vestibule - any of various bodily cavities leading to another cavity (as of the ear or vagina)
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
vestibule of the ear - the central cavity of the bony labyrinth of the ear
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vestibule

noun hall, lobby, foyer, porch, entrance hall, portico, anteroom A tiled vestibule leads to an impressive staircase.
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Translations

vestibule

[ˈvestɪbjuːl] N (frm) → vestíbulo m
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vestibule

[ˈvɛstɪbjuːl] nvestibule m
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vestibule

n
(of house)Vorhalle f, → Vestibül nt (dated); (of hotel)Halle f, → Foyer nt; (of church)Vorhalle f
(Anat) → Vorhof m, → Vestibulum nt (spec)
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vestibule

[ˈvɛstɪbjuːl] natrio, vestibolo
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ves·ti·bule

n. vestíbulo, cavidad que da acceso a un conducto.
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vestibule

n vestíbulo
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Although the site of placement is different among SLT users but this epithelial attachment loss occurs adjacent to mandibular buccal vestibule in most of the SLT users because smokeless tobacco products are most commonly being placed in this location unlike the result of our study in which upper left buccal vestibule is the most common site.22 Keeping in mind that IL-8 levels are increased in periodontal disease, good periodontal status was given importance in our study to remove any alteration in the levels of salivary IL-8 due to periodontal diseases.
This terminal branch of IAN provides sensation to area between the mandibular first molars including the teeth, gingiva, buccal vestibule and the lower lip1,2.
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This leads the authors to postulate that pulpal necrosis of #8 and the subsequent periapical pathology led to a fistula formation in the buccal vestibule adjacent to #8.
On examination of soft tissue, swelling was seen in the labial and buccal vestibule extending from 11 to 17.
Oral lesions of NHL can manifest centrally within the bone or can occur in the soft tissues, most commonly the gingiva, palate, or the buccal vestibule. Patients often present with signs and symptoms such as tooth mobility, localized swelling with ulcer, unexplained dental pain, or ill-defined lytic osseous changes.