• Vertigo Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
  • Benign: refers to a condition, tumour, or growth that is not cancerous. It does not spread to other parts of the body or destroy nearby tissue.
  • Immune System: The system of organs and processes of the body that provide resistance to and protection from infection and toxins. Organs include thymus, bone marrow, and lymph nodes.
  • Vestibular System: A system of the inner ear consisting of three semicircular canals which include a bony and a membranous labyrinth. It is responsible for the hearing and balance portion of the individual.
  • Labyrinth: Inner ear is also known as labyrinth.
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