Receptores del equilibrio

El oído interno, que contiene 3 pequeñas estructuras llenas de líquido llamadas canales semicirculares (conductos), se encuentra en lo profundo del interior de la cabeza. Cada conducto tiene una inflamación en el extremo, llamada ampolla, dentro de la cual están los diminutos receptores del “equilibrio” llamados cresta.

Receptores del equilibrio

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Last reviewed 5/1/2011 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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