AMPULLA

noun. any sort of bursiform expansion of a conduit or pathway. Ampullae based at each end of the curved pathways of the inner ear consist of hair cells which assist in retaining equilibrium.

AMPULLA: "The ampullae of the uterine tubes partially surround a portion of the ovaries."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AMPULLA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ampulla/ (accessed October 29, 2020).
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