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saccular macula

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Portion of tissue that is a patch of thickened, pseudostratified epithelium in the inner ear, consisting of regular arrays of sensory hair cells interspersed with supporting cells. The macula saccule senses linear acceleration and gravity. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20201105 ]

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xenbase3

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2011-08-26T09:31:03Z

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xenopus_anatomy

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XAO:0004136

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