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endolymphatic duct


Definition: a small membranous tube, connecting with both saccule and utricle of the membranous labyrinth, passing through the aqueduct of vestibule, and terminating in a dilated blind extremity, the endolymphatic sac, located on the posterior surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone beneath the dura mater.

Synonym(s): ductus endolymphaticusTA

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