labyrinth

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Related to membranous labyrinth: osseous labyrinth, bony labyrinth

labyrinth

(Complex), noun complexity, confused situation, difficulty, enigma, involvement, intricate state, knotty problem, maze, mystery, problem, puzzle, riddle, tangle

labyrinth

(Winding course), noun circuitous course, complex course, complexity, complicated arrangement, complication, convolution, involvement, maze, meander, meanderings, problem, puzzle, tortuousness course, winding path, windings and turnings
See also: ambiguity, complex, complication, confusion, entanglement, imbroglio, involution, snarl
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A labyrinthectomy, the removal of the membranous labyrinth, is an irreversible procedure that is often successful in eliminating the dizziness associated with Meniere's disease.
Maintenance of overall system equilibrium across the membranous labyrinth requires that the RC products of both the perilymphatic (p) and endolymphatic (e) systems be equal--that is: [R.
After the membranous labyrinth is removed, Gelfoam saturated with streptomycin or gentamicin is placed in the inner and middle ears, and the endaural tympanomeatal flap is replaced and closed.
Brain MRI has often demonstrated segmental enhancement of the VIIth and VIIIth cranial nerves, geniculate ganglion, and membranous labyrinth, (3) but petrosal inflammation has only been reported once in Ramsay Hunt syndrome.

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