artery of the labyrinth

noun
an artery that is a branch of the basilar artery that supplies the labyrinth
Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel
Part Holonyms: ↑inner ear, ↑internal ear, ↑labyrinth

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