Vestibular system

Discover how the vestibular system plays a crucial role in maintaining balance and coordinating movement. Learn how to keep your vestibular system healthy and functioning optimally for a better quality of life.
The membranous labyrinth of the vestibular system (centre), which contains the organs of balance, and (lower left) the cristae of the semicircular ducts and (lower right) the maculae of the utricle and saccule. Nclex, Vestibular System, Human Nervous System, Neurology, Nervous System, Nerve Fiber, Cranial Nerves, Medical Anatomy, Medical Knowledge

There are actually two labyrinths of the inner ear, one inside the other, the membranous labyrinth contained within the bony labyrinth. The bony labyrinth consists of a central chamber called the vestibule, the three semicircular canals, and the spirally coiled cochlea. Within each structure, and filling only a fraction of the available space, is a corresponding portion of the membranous labyrinth: the vestibule contains the utricle and saccule, each semicircular canal its semicircular duct…

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