otocystic
adjective see otocyst

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • otocystic — See otocyst. * * * …   Universalium

  • otocystic — adj. of an otocyst; pertaining to the organ which maintains equilibrium in some animals (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • otocystic — oto·cys·tic …   English syllables

  • otocystic — adjective see otocyst …   Useful english dictionary

  • otocyst — otocystic /oh teuh sis tik/, adj. /oh teuh sist/, n. 1. a statocyst. 2. See auditory vesicle. [1875 80; OTO + CYST] * * * …   Universalium

  • otocyst — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary; from its probable auditory function Date: 1877 a fluid containing organ of many invertebrates that contains an otolith ; statocyst • otocystic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • otocyst — [ōt′ō sist΄] n. [ OTO + CYST] 1. Embryology the hollow chamber of ectoderm that develops into the vertebrate inner ear 2. Zool. STATOCYST (sense 2) otocystic adj …   English World dictionary

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