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Medical Term:

spherical recess of bony labyrinth


a rounded depression on the inner wall of the vestibule of the labyrinth, lodging the sacculus.

Synonym(s): recessus saccularis larbyrinthi ossei, saccular recess of bony labyrinth, fovea hemispherica, fovea spherica, recessus sphericus labyrinthi ossei

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