Otolith

A calcified structure used as part of the balance system in bony fishes. The mineral structure changes over time and annual banding can be seen in the otolith allowing scientists to estimate the age of a fish. More InformationÂ
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otolith

(o´to-lith″) statolith.
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Otolith

• (n.) Alt. of Otolite
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otolith

(from the article `inner ear`) ...of the organ of Corti. The utricle and saccule each contain a macula, an organ consisting of a patch of hair cells covered by a gelatinous ... ...pressures; e.g., those of gravitational forces. Hair cells within these structures are covered by a gelatinous cap in which are embedded small ... Both pai...
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otolith

otolith A particle of calcium carbonate found in the inner ear of vertebrates and involved in sensory perception.
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otolith

Greek otos = ear, and lithos = stone; hence, calcareous particles in the utricle and saccule of the membranous labyrinth.
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Otolith

An otolith (οτο-, oto-, ear + λιθος, lithos, a stone), also called statoconium or otoconium, is a structure in the saccule or utricle of the inner ear, specifically in the vestibular labyrinth of vertebrates. The saccule and utricle, in turn, together make the otolith organs. They are sensitive to gravity and linear acceleration. Because o...
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Otolith

A calcareous particle found in the inner ear of certain vertebrates (fish, for example).
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otolith

The ear bone of a fish. The age of a fish can be determined by counting the layers in the otolith, much like the rings of a tree.
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Otolith

A calcareous structure found in the inner ear of fish and involved in orientation and hearing. In some species, distinctive growth lines can provide information on fish age because the otolith grows in proportions to body growth.
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otolith

calcium concretion in inside of vertebrate's ear to aid in equilibrium
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