otolithic
adjective see otolith

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  • Otolithic — O to*lith ic, Otolitic O to*lit ic, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to otoliths. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • otolithic — See otolith. * * * …   Universalium

  • otolithic — adjective Of or partaining to an otolith …   Wiktionary

  • otolithic — adj. (Biology) pertaining to an otolith (granule in plant and animal cells related to maintenance of balance) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • otolithic — oto·lith·ic …   English syllables

  • otolithic — adjective see otolith * * * otolithˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑oto …   Useful english dictionary

  • Otolithic membrane — The otolithic membrane is a gelatinous membrane located in the vestibular apparatus of the inner ear, and plays an essential role in the brain s interpretation of equilibrium. Both the saccular macula and utricular macula are covered by an… …   Wikipedia

  • otolithic membrane — membrana statoconiorum …   Medical dictionary

  • Otolitic — Otolithic O to*lith ic, Otolitic O to*lit ic, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to otoliths. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saccule — Infobox Anatomy Name = Saccule Latin = sacculus GraySubject = 232 GrayPage = 1052 Caption = illustration of otolith organs showing detail of utricle, ococonia, endolymph, cupula, macula, hair cell filaments, and saccular nerve Caption2 = MapPos …   Wikipedia

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