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vestibule

any small bodily cavity or space at the entrance to a passage or canal

Vestibule

An intermediate chamber or passage located between the entrance and interior of a building that serves as a shelter or transitional element from exterior to interior space.

vestibule

[′ves·tə‚byül]
(anatomy)
The central cavity of the bony labyrinth of the ear.
The parts of the membranous labyrinth within the cavity of the bony labyrinth.
The space between the labia minora.
(building construction)
A hall or chamber between the outer door and the interior, or rooms, of a building.

vestibule

An anteroom or small foyer leading into a larger space.
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In the two youngest stages the LSC is still relatively wide and short and possesses an orientation towards the vestibulum.
Vestibulum eius fuit, in quo colossus CXX pedum staret ipsius effigie; tanta laxitas, ut porticus triplices miliarias haberet; item stagnum maris instar, circumsaeptum aedificiis ad urbium speciem; rura insuper arvis atque vinetis et pascuis silvisque varia, cum multitudine omnis generis pecudum ac ferarum.
40) Among the antique remains he saw and found particularly interesting was a fragmentary statue of which he made a drawing, accompanied by the following postilla: "Statua marmorea et eximia arte fabrefacta apud Thasii portus vestibulum nuper a Francisco Gatalusio principe erecta.
Bruno Turner (Hyperion CDA66574); Inter vestibulum ac altare and Magnificat on Spanish and Mexican Renaissance vocal music, Hilliard Ensemble (EMI CDS 7 54341 2); Francisco de Penalosa, La Musica en la Era del Descubrimiento, vol.
2): Vestibulum comprising two separate, semi-circular sclerotized plates with no visible lateral tube (Fig.
The depressed area forms a cuplike protuberance on the dorsal labiate plate that projects ventrad into the vestibulum.
Drawings of the female genitalia, including a dorsal view of the bursa copulatrix and associated structures, as well as a frontal view of the vestibulum, are provided for two species of Roburocoris and Viscacoris.