Results for: Vestibular

In Neuroscience

What is vestibular sense?

The vestibular nucleus is responsible for "proprioception" or spatial awareness of where your limbs/body is in space and of course aids in balance. It's closely related to you (MORE)
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What is the function of vestibular folds?

Also known as the false folds (like in falsetto), those babies protect the vocal chords and can constrict to protect the larynx so that food, meant for the pharynx doesn't get (MORE)
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What is a vestibular sense?

'Vestibular sense' means a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head.
In Head, Ears, and Nose

What is vestibular schwannoma?

A vestibular schwannoma is a type of benign (non-cancerous) tumor that affects the eighth cranial nerve.
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What is vestibular?

Vestibular-- Pertaining to the vestibule; regarding the vestibular nerve of the ear which is linked to the ability to hear sounds.
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What are vestibular suppressants?

drugs designed to control vertigo attacks; they include mechzine (Antivert), diazepam (Valium), and dimenhydrinate (Dramamine).
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What is a vestibular neurectomy?

A vestibular neurectomy is a procedure where this nerve is cut so the distorted impulses causing dizziness no longer reach the brain.
In Domestic Dogs

What is old age vestibular in a dog?

Vestibular disease affects a dog's ability to maintain balance,leading to disorientation and dizziness. The disorder mainly occursin dogs between 12 and 13 years old.