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Medical Term:

bony limbs of semicircular canals


the extremities of the bony semicircular canals in which the corresponding membranous limbs of the semicircular ducts are located; they are the common bony limbs (crus osseum commune), simple bony limbs (crus osseum simplex), and ampullary bony limbs (crus ossea ampullaria).

Synonym(s): crura of bony semicircular canals, crura ossea canalium semicircularium, limbs of bony semicircular canals

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