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*  Semicircular canals
The three canals are the horizontal, superior and posterior semicircular canals. The semicircular canals are a component of the ... The semicircular canals or semicircular ducts are three semicircular, interconnected tubes located in the innermost part of ... The lateral or horizontal canal (external semicircular canal) is the shortest of the three canals. Movement of fluid within ... The lateral semicircular canal is about a 30-degree angle from the horizontal plane. The orientations of the canals cause a ...
*  Sense of balance
"The Primate Semicircular Canal System and Locomotion." The Primate Semicircular Canal System and Locomotion. 8 May 2007. Web. ... "Semicircular Canals." Semicircular Canals Function, Definition & Anatomy. Healthline Medical Team, 26 Jan. 2015. Web. 28 Mar. ... three semicircular canals (HSCC, SSCC, PSCC) and two otolith organs (Saccule and Utricle). Each semicircular canal (SSC) is a ... The vestibular system, the region of the inner ear where three semicircular canals converge, works with the visual system to ...
*  The leans
The semicircular canals detect angular acceleration. In total, there are three semicircular canals: the anterior, posterior, ... and lateral canals. Each canal is filled with a fluid called endolymph and each canal arises from a small bag-like structure ... Through stabilization of the fluid in the semicircular canals, a pilot may perceive straight and level flight when in actuality ... The process involves the semicircular canals of the vestibular system. ...
*  Balance disorder
The semicircular canals are fluid-filled. Motion of the fluid tells us if we are moving. The vestibule is the region of the ... Each semicircular canal has a bulbed end, or enlarged portion, that contains hair cells. Rotation of the head causes a flow of ... The semicircular canals, found within the vestibular apparatus, let us know when we are in a rotary (circular) motion. ... If they fall from the utricle and become loose in the semicircular canals, they can distort the sense of movement and cause a ...
*  Megaladapis
"The primate semicircular canal system and locomotion". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 104 (26): 10808-12. doi ...
*  Motion simulator
Angular accelerations are detected by semicircular canals. The three semicircular canals are mutually orthogonal (similar to ... It consists of three semicircular canals, or tubes, arranged at right angles to one another. Each canal is lined with hairs ... The vestibular system consists of the left and right organs of the "inner ear", each of which has semicircular canals and ... In each canal, there is a section where the diameter is larger than the rest of the canal. This section is called the ampulla ...
*  Vestibular system
... the anterior semicircular canal (or superior) and the posterior (or inferior) semicircular canal. Anterior and posterior canals ... The semicircular canal system detects rotational movements. The semicircular canals are its main tools to achieve this ... may be collectively called vertical semicircular canals. Movement of fluid within the horizontal semicircular canal corresponds ... While the semicircular canals respond to rotations, the otolithic organs sense linear accelerations. Humans have two otolithic ...
*  Superior canal dehiscence syndrome
Vibrations entering the ear canal and middle ear are then abnormally diverted through the superior semicircular canal and up ... This genetic predisposition may explain why the section of temporal bone separating the superior semicircular canal from the ... Minor LB (October 2005). "Clinical manifestations of superior semicircular canal dehiscence". The Laryngoscope. 115 (10): 1717- ... chronic disequilibrium caused by the dysfunction of the superior semicircular canal Tullio phenomenon - sound-induced vertigo, ...
*  Timurlengia
The robustness of the semicircular inner ear canals might be related to a greater agility. Timurlengia has a long cochlear duct ... The inner ear is large with robust semicircular canals. Timurlengia was placed in the Tyrannosauroidea, in a basal position, as ... which would have anchored the dinosaur's neck muscles and protected its brain and ear canals. The braincase was stored in a ... because detailed CAT-scans showed that Timurlengia had long inner ear canals, for hearing low-frequency sounds. The species was ...
*  Hair cell
link) Rabbitt RD, Boyle R, Highstein SM (1-5 February 2010). "Mechanical amplification by hair cells in the semicircular canals ...
*  Ear
These connect to the semicircular canals and the cochlea. There are three semicircular canals angled at right angles to each ... Dynamic balance is provided through the three semicircular canals. These three canals are orthogonal (at right angles) to each ... Closer to the back of the embryo, they form what will become the utricle and semicircular canals. Closer to the front of the ... The inner ear sits in the bony labyrinth, and contains structures which are key to several senses: the semicircular canals, ...
*  Monkey
... the semicircular canal evidence". Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences. 279 (1742): 3467-3475. doi ...
*  Nystagmus
The semicircular canals in the vestibule sense angular acceleration. These send signals to the nuclei for eye movement in the ... Nystagmus also occurs when the semicircular canals are being stimulated (e.g. by means of the caloric test, or by disease) ... The direction of ocular movement is related to the semicircular canal that is being stimulated. There are two key forms of ... The temperature gradient provokes the stimulation of the horizontal semicircular canal and the consequent nystagmus. Nystagmus ...
*  Triopticus
Georgi, J.A.; Sipla, J.S.; Forster, C.A. (2013). "Turning Semicircular Canal Function on Its Head: Dinosaurs and a Novel ... CT scans also revealed large optic nerves as well as long semicircular canals and a relatively large cerebellar flocculus (both ... Hullar, T.E. (2006). "Semicircular canal geometry, afferent sensitivity, and animal behavior". The Anatomical Record Part A: ... although long semicircular canals are also associated with bipedal stances). These traits suggest that Triopticus was a very ...
*  Tullio phenomenon
1881-1941) During his experiments on pigeons, Tullio discovered that by drilling tiny holes in the semicircular canals of his ... Basura GJ, Cronin SJ, Heidenreich KD (2014). "Tullio phenomenon in superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome". Neurology ... Tullio phenomenon is also one of the common symptoms of superior canal dehiscence syndrome (SCDS), first diagnosed in 1998 by ...
*  Glossary of communication disorders
Endolymph Fluid in the labyrinth (the organ of balance located in the inner ear that consists of three semicircular canals and ... The labyrinth consists of three semicircular canals and the vestibule. Labyrinthine hydrops Excessive fluid in the organ of ... Outer ear External portion of the ear, consisting of the pinna, or auricle, and the ear canal. Papillomavirus Group of viruses ... Otitis externa Inflammation of the outer part of the ear extending to the auditory canal. Otitis media Inflammation of the ...
*  Righting reflex
The semicircular canals have a superior, posterior, and horizontal component. Studies have shown that the horizontal canal is ... The semicircular canals (brown, see figure) are arranged at angles to the horizontal plane of the head when it is in its normal ... The semicircular canals encode head velocity signals, or angular acceleration, while the otoconia encode linear acceleration ... Input from the vestibular system is received by sensory receptors in the hair cells of the semicircular canals and the otoliths ...
*  Alvoco das Várzeas
... trace is irregular but semicircular canal. Is of two waters, being the branch of the right margin more extensive and very steep ...
*  Amphirhina
The ears of all animals within Amphirhina possess three semicircular canals. http://dante.uark.edu/aas/issues/1956v9/v9a5.pdf[ ...
*  Bony labyrinth
It consists of three parts: the vestibule, semicircular canals, and cochlea. These are cavities hollowed out of the substance ...
*  Vestibular nerve
Information from the semicircular canals reflects rotational movement of the head. Both are necessary for the sensation of body ... and the three semicircular canals via the vestibular ganglion. Information from the otolith organs reflects gravity and linear ... the posterior branch runs through the foramen singulare and supplies the ampulla of the posterior semicircular duct. The ... foramina in the area vestibularis superior and ends in the utricle and in the ampullae of the superior and lateral semicircular ...
*  Vestibule of the ear
Behind, the five orifices of the semicircular canals can be found. In the frontal view there is an elliptical opening which ... and in front of the semicircular canals. The etymology comes from the Latin vestibulum, literally an entrance hall. The ... Vestibule visible at center right.) Internal liquid structures of the cochlea and semicircular ducts, vestibule at centre. This ... those in the recessus ellipticus are the nerves to the ampullæ of the superior and lateral semicircular ducts. ...
*  Frog
The middle ear contains semicircular canals which help control balance and orientation. In the inner ear, the auditory hair ...
*  Saccule
The vestibular system includes the saccule, utricle, and the three semicircular canals. The vestibule is the name of the fluid- ... From the posterior wall of the saccule is given off a canal, the ductus endolymphaticus (endolymphatic duct). This duct is ...
*  Semont maneuver
These maneuvers are designed to reposition otoliths in the posterior Semicircular canals. There are different maneuvers for ... those in the lateral (horizontal) canals. a) Turns your head 45 degrees horizontally toward the unaffected ear. b) Then tilt ...
*  Ampulla (disambiguation)
... in the semicircular canals of the mammalian ear Ampullae are also bulb-like structures above the tube feet in echinoderms, and ...