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Definition 1: complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for labyrinth in the sense of this definition

(labyrinth is a kind of ...) instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity

"he bought a new stereo system" "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"

(... is an instance of labyrinth) a vast labyrinth built in Crete by Daedalus at the command of Minos in order to contain the Minotaur

Definition 2: a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for labyrinth in the sense of this definition

(labyrinth is a kind of ...) an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation

(labyrinth is a part of ...) epithelium associated with special sense organs and containing sensory nerve endings

(labyrinth is a part of ...) an artery that is a branch of the basilar artery that supplies the labyrinth

(labyrinth is a part of ...) the snail-shaped tube (in the inner ear coiled around the modiolus) where sound vibrations are converted into nerve impulses by the organ of Corti

(labyrinth is a part of ...) one of three tube loops filled with fluid and in planes nearly at right angles with one another; concerned with equilibrium

(labyrinth is a part of ...) the bodily fluid that fills the space between the bony labyrinth and the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear

(labyrinth is a part of ...) the bodily fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear

(labyrinth is a part of ...) cavity in the petrous part of the temporal bone that contains the membranous labyrinth

(labyrinth is a part of ...) the sensory structures of the inner ear including the labyrinthine receptors and the cochlea; contained within the bony labyrinth

(labyrinth is a part of ...) veins that drain the inner ear

(... is part of labyrinth) all of the components of the organ of hearing including the outer and middle and inner ears

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