Narthex vs. Vestibule

Narthex vs. Vestibule — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Narthex and Vestibule

Narthexnoun

A portico or lobby of an early Christian or Byzantine church or basilica, originally separated from the nave by a railing or screen.

Vestibulenoun

A small entrance hall or passage between the outer door and the interior of a house or building.

Narthexnoun

An entrance hall leading to the nave of a church.

Vestibulenoun

An enclosed area at the end of a passenger car on a railroad train.

Narthexnoun

(architecture) A western vestibule leading to the nave in some Christian churches.

Vestibulenoun

(Anatomy) A body cavity, chamber, or channel that leads to or is an entrance to another body cavity

the vestibule of the inner ear.

Narthexnoun

portico at the west end of an early Christian basilica or church

Vestibulenoun

(architecture) An antechamber, passage, hall or room between the outer door and the interior of a building.

Narthexnoun

a vestibule leading to the nave of a church

Vestibulenoun

(rail transport) An enclosed entrance at the end of a railway passenger car.

Vestibulenoun

(anatomy) Any of a number of body cavities or channels, serving as or resembling an entrance to another bodily space.

Vestibulenoun

The central cavity of the bony labyrinth of the inner ear or the parts (such as the saccule and utricle) of the membranous labyrinth that it contains.

Vestibulenoun

The part of the left ventricle below the aortic orifice.

Vestibulenoun

The part of the mouth outside the teeth and gums.

Vestibulenoun

: the space in the vulva between the labia minora and into which both the urethra and vagina open.

Vestibuleverb

(transitive) To furnish with a vestibule or vestibules.

Vestibulenoun

a large entrance or reception room or area

Vestibulenoun

any of various bodily cavities leading to another cavity (as of the ear or vagina)