auditory vesicle
sensory anlage from which the ear develops

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • auditory vesicle — n the saccular invagination of ectoderm from which the vertebrate inner ear develops called also otic vesicle * * * otic v …   Medical dictionary

  • Auditory vesicle — Infobox Embryology Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 228 GrayPage = 1030 Caption = Embryo between eighteen and twenty one days. Caption2 = Section through hind brain and auditory vesicles of an embryo more advanced than that of Fig. 898.… …   Wikipedia

  • auditory vesicle — noun see auditory capsule * * * Embryol. the pouch that is formed by the invagination of an ectodermal placode and that develops into the internal ear. Also called otic vesicle, otocyst …   Useful english dictionary

  • auditory vesicle — Embryol. the pouch that is formed by the invagination of an ectodermal placode and that develops into the internal ear. Also called otic vesicle, otocyst. * * * …   Universalium

  • Vesicle — may refer to:* Synaptic vesicle * Auditory vesicle * Optic vesicles * Seminal vesicle * Subsporangial vesicle * Vesical arteries * Vesicle (biology), a relatively small and enclosed compartment within a cell * Vesicle (dermatology), a liquid… …   Wikipedia

  • Vesicle — In dermatology, a vesicle is a small blister, as on the skin. Vesicles also occur on the mucous membranes, such as the buccal mucosa (the lining of the mouth). Vesicles are less than .5 centimeters in diameter.In anatomy, a vesicle is any small… …   Medical dictionary

  • auditory capsule — noun also auditory vesicle : otic vesicle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Otic vesicle — Embryo between eighteen and twenty one days …   Wikipedia

  • otic vesicle — n AUDITORY VESICLE * * * a detached ovoid sac formed by closure of the otic pit in embryonic development of the external ear; called also acoustic or auditory v …   Medical dictionary

  • otic vesicle. — See auditory vesicle. * * * …   Universalium

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