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Labyrinth

Labyrinth 1. An edifice or place full of intricate passageways which render it difficult to find the way from the interior... Read More

Ethmoidal labyrinth

Definition noun, plural: ethmoidal labyrinths Either of the paired lateral masses of the ethmoid bone, consisting of the... Read More

Ear

Ear 1. The organ of hearing; the external ear. in man and the higher vertebrates, the organ of hearing is very complicated,... Read More

Ethmoid air cells

Definition noun The numerous tiny-walled, fluid-filled cells that lie in the ethmoid bone of the skull (i.e. specifically... Read More

Supporting cell

Definition noun, plural: supporting cells Any of the cells whose function is primarily to provide structural support in the... Read More

Utriculus

utriculus (Science: anatomy) A little sac, or bag; a utricle; especially, a part of the membranous labyrinth of the ear. See... Read More

Maze

maze A labyrinth; frequently used to study higher functions of the nervous system in rats. Origin: M.E. Masen, to... Read More

Reticular fiber

Definition noun, plural: reticular fibers A type of connective tissue fiber that is made up of type III collagen secreted by... Read More

Reticular connective tissue

Definition noun A type of connective tissue characterized by the predominance of reticular fibers made of type III collagen... Read More