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  1. inner ear, internal ear, labyrinthnoun

    a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium

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  1. inner earnoun

    The portion of the ear located within the temporal bone which includes the semicircular canals, vestibule, and cochlea and is responsible for hearing and balance.

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  1. Inner ear

    The inner ear is the innermost part of the vertebrate ear. In vertebrates, the inner ear is mainly responsible for sound detection and balance. In mammals, it consists of the bony labyrinth, a hollow cavity in the temporal bone of the skull with a system of passages comprising two main functional parts: ⁕The cochlea, dedicated to hearing; converting sound pressure patterns from the outer ear into electrochemical impulses which are passed on to the brain via the auditory nerve. ⁕The vestibular system, dedicated to balance The inner ear is found in all vertebrates, with substantial variations in form and function. The inner ear is innervated by the eighth cranial nerve in all vertebrates.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inner ear in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inner ear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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