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proper membrane of semicircular duct


Definition: the meshwork of connective tissue fibers between the semicircular duct and the bony semicircular canal; it forms a delicate meshwork within the otherwise perilymph-filled perilymphatic space.

Synonym(s): membrana propria ductus semicircularis, membrana propria of semicircular duct

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