the larger of the two otolith organs in the vestibule [ MP:0006090 ]

Synonyms: utricle utriculus (labyrinthus vestibularis) membranous labyrinth utricle utriculus

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core, organ_slim


XAO/AAO to be checked - see; AAO has both utricle and utriculus; these are generally considered synonyms - e.g.

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]

homology notes

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