vestibular etymology

English word vestibular comes from English vestibule

Detailed word origin of vestibular

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vestibule English (eng) (architecture) A passage, hall or room, such as a lobby, between the outer door and the interior of a building. [from the 17th c.]. (rail transport) An enclosed entrance at the end of a railway passenger car.. (medicine, anatomy, by extension) Any of a number of body cavities, serving as or resembling an entrance to another bodily space. [from the 18th c.] (transitive) To furnish with a [...]
vestibular English (eng) (dentistry) Of or pertaining to the surface of a tooth that is directed outward toward the vestibule of the mouth, including the buccal and labial surfaces, and opposite the lingual (or oral) surface.. Of or pertaining to a vestibule (body cavity).. Of or pertaining to a vestibule in a building.. Of or pertaining to the vestibule of the inner ear, the vestibular system, the vestibular nerve, [...]

Words with the same origin as vestibular

Descendants of vestibule
nonvestibular rectovestibular vestibular sense vestibular wall