HyperDic: semicircular_canal

English > 1 sense of the expression semicircular canal:
NOUNbodysemicircular canalone of three tube loops filled with fluid and in planes nearly at right angles with one another
English > semicircular canal: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningOne of three tube loops filled with fluid and in planes nearly at right angles with one another; concerned with equilibrium.
Part ofinner ear, internal ear, labyrinthA complex system of interconnecting cavities
vestibular apparatus, vestibular systemorgans mediating the labyrinthine sense
Broadersense organ, sensory receptor, receptorAn organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
Catalanconducte semicircular

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