labyrinth

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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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1999) was used to delete the reconstructed areas of the petrosal bone that cover the bony labyrinth.
The absence of natural drainage pathway with bottle neck to drainage posed by the bony labyrinth, which occupies the base of petrous pyramid and close proximity of CNS make petrous a dangerous site of infection.
In mastoid osteomas involving the facial canal or bony labyrinth, complete removal of the lesion is not recommended because damage to the structures is likely.
Image enlargement made it possible to visualize each specimen's bony labyrinth.