|Vestibule of the ear|
|Part of||Bony labyrinth of the inner ear.|
|Latin||vestibulum labyrinthi, vestibulum auris|
The vestibule is the central part of the bony labyrinth in the inner ear, and is situated medial to the eardrum, behind the cochlea, and in front of the three semicircular canals.
The name comes from the Latin vestibulumcode: lat promoted to code: la , literally an entrance hall.
The vestibule sits between and connects the cochlea and semicircular canals and helps to maintain equilibrium.
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