Definition of inner ear in English:
The semicircular canals and cochlea, which form the organs of balance and hearing and are embedded in the temporal bone.
- The unique semicircular canals of the inner ear continuously inform the brain of the head and body's position.
- The pathology usually lies in the posterior semicircular canal of the inner ear.
- In the cochlea in the inner ear, the vibrations are changed into electric signals that move along the nerves to the brain.
Definition of inner ear in:
- US English dictionary
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