vestibular apparatus


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Related to vestibular apparatus: Semicircular canals, Vestibular nuclei
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Noun1.vestibular apparatus - 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
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1] However, isolated LSCC malformation with a normal vestibular apparatus and cochlea might present challenges to the sequential development theory of the inner ear.
During the study the following methods were used: dynamometry (carpal, strength of the extensor muscles), modified Kraus-Weber's test to determine the strength endurance of different muscle groups, goniometry to determine the range of motion in the joints, and Bondarevsky's test and Yarotsky's sample to determine the status of the vestibular apparatus and coordination capabilities, palpation and external examination, anthropometry, and podometry.
The effects of smoking on vestibular apparatus has to be evaluated by more studies before coming to any conclusive evidence, that smoking (Nicotine) has nil/less effect on vestibular apparatus.
Among the causes of this type of behavior are diseases of the vestibular apparatus, composed of the labyrinth and a specialized region of the medulla, a part of the brain located just above the spinal cord.
It's not uncommon for young puppies to experience physical motion sickness related to issues with the vestibular apparatus the part of a mammal's body that deals with balance and spatial orientation, explains Jennifer Jones Shults, DVM, CCRT, of Veterinary Rehabilitation and Pain Management Hospital in Cary, North Carolina.
The vestibular apparatus is located in the inner ear and forms the peripheral component of the vestibular system, which lies in the otic capsule in the petrous part of the temporal bone.