Medical Definition of Labyrinth
Labyrinth: The maze of canals in the inner ear. The delicate membranous canals of the labyrinth are enclosed and protected by a bony chamber that is referred to as the bony labyrinth. The labyrinth is the portion of the ear that is responsible for sensing balance.
Quick GuideDementia, Alzheimer's Disease, and Aging Brains
Subscribe to MedicineNet's General Health Newsletter