Bony labyrinth

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Bony labyrinth
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Right osseous labyrinth. Lateral view.
Latin labyrinthus osseus.
Gray's subject #232 1047
Dorlands/Elsevier l_01/12474340

The bony labyrinth (osseous labyrinth) located in the Inner Ear consists of three parts:

These are cavities hollowed out of the substance of the bone, and lined by periosteum; they contain a clear fluid, the perilymph, in which the membranous labyrinth is situated.

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