Lateral Semicircular Canal

Lateral Semicircular Canal The structure highlighted is the lateral semicircular canal. The ear consists of three anatomical components: External ear Middle ear Internal ear The internal ear consists of the bony labyrinth and the membranous labyrinth. The semicular canals are a component of the bony labyrinth, which consists also of the vestibule and the cochlea. These bony components contain a clear fluid known as perilymph. There are three semicircular canals: Anterior (superior) semicircular canal Posterior semicircular canal Lateral (horizontal) semicircular canal Each semicircular canal attaches to the vestibule and has one end that is enlarged to form the ampulla. The …

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