Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or serving as a vestibule.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a vestibule in a building.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to a vestibule (body cavity).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a vestibule; like a vestibule.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or resembling a vestibule, in any sense.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to the sense of equilibrium

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Examples

  • These tests are designed to spot inner-ear problems (called vestibular dysfunction), which can throw off your sense of balance and make you dizzy.

    Inner-ear problems put many seniors at risk of falls

  • These tests are designed to spot inner-ear problems called vestibular dysfunction, which can throw off your sense of balance and make you dizzy.

    Inner-ear problems put many seniors at risk of falls

  • Other training sessions involve what's called a vestibular chair.

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  • Robert Bárány dedicated the most important part of his scientific research to a study of the inner ear, particularly to that part of it which is innervated by the nervus vestibularis and is, therefore, known as the vestibular apparatus.

    Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1914 - Presentation

  • For all vertebrates, from the fish upward, these little organs in the vestibule represented a sense organ governing orientation in space, something which may be referred to as the vestibular sense.

    The Human Brain

  • The useless relic of it passes through the wall of the petrous bone in the shape of a narrow canal, and is called the vestibular aqueduct.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • Those in the study who used cell phones for 11 years or more were no more likely to develop these tumors, known as vestibular schwannomas, than those who used cell phones for a shorter period or not at all.

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  • Acoustic neuromas, also known as vestibular schwannomas, are non-cancerous, slow-growing tumors that form on the main nerve running from the inner ear to the brain.

  • "After a thorough medical evaluation, it has been confirmed that Janet's symptoms are being caused by a rare form of migraine called vestibular migraine or migraine-associated vertigo for which she is currently receiving treatment," read a statement released by Jackson's camp.

    Evil Beet Gossip

  • A theme that runs throughout all these disorders, is a problem with the inner ear, also known as the vestibular system.

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