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ampullary membranous limbs of semicircular ducts


Definition: the dilated ends of the three semicircular ducts, each of which contains a specialized thickening of the epithelium known as the ampullary crest.

Synonym(s): crura membranacea ampullaria ductuum semicirculariumTA, ampullary crura of semicircular ducts

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