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Labyrinthine sense

Definition(s)

A complex sense concerned with the perception of bodily position and motion, mediated by end organs in the vestibular system and the semicircular canals, and stimulated by alterations in the pull of gravity and by head movements.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: April 21, 2014