Skip to Content

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

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide