acoustic labyrinth

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labyrinth   (lāb'ə-rĭnth')  Pronunciation Key 
The system of interconnecting canals and spaces that make up the inner ear of many vertebrates. The labyrinth has both a bony component, made up of the cochlea, the semicircular canals, and the vestibule, and a membranous one.
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