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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
  • utriculus (labyrinthus vestibularis)
  • utricle
  • 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