Complex labyrinthine structure that comprises sensory endorgans specialized for vestibular, auditory, and acoustico-vestibular sensation. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internal_ear http://zfin.org/curator http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16217737 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
  • ZFA:0000217
  • EHDAA2:0000831
  • MAT:0000145
  • BTO:0000630
  • MA:0000237
  • UMLS:C1268973 (BIRNLEX:1196)
  • XAO:0000192
  • MESH:D007758
  • VHOG:0000284
  • SCTID:304982002
  • galen:InnerEar
  • BIRNLEX:1196
  • EV:0100361
  • EFO:0001363
  • TAO:0000217
  • CALOHA:TS-0478
  • EHDAA:504
  • UMLS:C0022889 (BIRNLEX:1196)
  • MIAA:0000145
  • Wikipedia:Internal_ear
  • FMA:60909
  • UMLS:C0022889 (ncithesaurus:Internal_Ear)
  • OpenCyc:Mx4rwJ8SsJwpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA
  • NCIT:C12499
  • AAO:0000238
  • GAID:871
  • SCTID:181189006
  • EMAPA:16194
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

definition

Complex labyrinthine structure that comprises sensory endorgans specialized for vestibular, auditory, and acoustico-vestibular sensation.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/19/Gray923.png

external definition

The auditory (hearing) and vestibular (balance) organ of the fish, equivalent to the inner ear of amniotes. (See Anatomical Atlas entry for ear by T. Whitfield.)[TAO]

has exact synonym

inner ear

has related synonym

otocyst

auris interna

labyrinth

homology notes

The labyrinth, or inner ear, evolved very early in vertebrate history and, with many variations in configuration but none of basic design and function, has been retained by all vertebrates.[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0001846