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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core, organ_slim

comment

XAO/AAO to be checked - see https://github.com/seger/aao/issues/5; AAO has both utricle and utriculus; these are generally considered synonyms - e.g. http://www.fishbase.org/glossary/Glossary.php?q=utriculus

definition

the larger of the two otolith organs in the vestibule

external definition

The portion of the membranous labyrinth of the ear into which the semicircular ducts find their outlet. [Elsevier's_encyclopaedic_dictionary_of_medicine, Part_B:_Anatomy_(1988)_Amsterdam_etc.:_Elsevier, adapted_from_Dorian_AF][VHOG]

has exact synonym

utricle

utriculus (labyrinthus vestibularis)

membranous labyrinth utricle

utriculus

homology notes

In gnathostomes, each membranous labyrinth has three semicircular ducts that connect with a chamber known as the utriculus.[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0001853