Definition of vestibular in English:


Line breaks: ves¦tibu|lar
Pronunciation: /vɛˈstɪbjʊlə


chiefly Anatomy
  • Relating to a vestibule, particularly that of the inner ear, or more generally to the sense of balance: disorders of vestibular function
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    • In patients with decompression sickness, the vestibular system, spinal cord and brain are affected by the formation of nitrogen bubbles.
    • The vestibular system of the inner ear influences our posture, our movements and the position of our body in space.
    • Certainly, when positive, vestibular function testing provides objective documentation of a patient's reported symptoms.

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