The ampullae (singular, ampulla) are membranous swellings at the end of each of the three Semicircular Canals. Its purpose is to communicate with the utricle chamber of the vestibule. Each ampulla contains a septum that crosses the tube and houses a sensory organ, and each organ contains a number of sensory hair cells and supporting cells.
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