Today's Word of the Day means...
labyrinth lab·y·rinth (lāb'ə-rĭnth')
A group of complex interconnecting anatomical cavities.
See inner ear.
membranous labyrinth n.
The group of fluid-filled membranous sacs of the inner ear that are associated with the senses of hearing and balance.
In classical mythology, a vast maze on the island of Crete. The great inventor Daedalus designed it, and the king of Crete kept the Minotaur in it. Very few people ever escaped from the Labyrinth. One was Theseus, the killer of the Minotaur.
Note: A labyrinth can be literally a maze or figuratively any highly intricate construction or problem.