from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of vestibulum.
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These lie side by side and are named, from their relations to other parts, the _scala vestibula_, the _scala tympani_, and the _scala media_.
The connection of the scala vestibula with the scala tympani, and this with the middle ear, is necessary for the passage of vibrations through the internal ear.
It is above the scala tympani and below the scala vestibula, and is separated from each by a membrane.
His house and the approaches to it were every day blocked up by crowds of persons who came to request his good offices; "domus ac vestibula quotidie referta clientium et suppliccantium."