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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
definition
  • The smaller of the two otolith organs in the vestibule.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cb/Bigotolith.jpg
external definition
  • The most ventral chamber of the membranous labyrinth. [Bemis_WE, Functional_Anatomy_of_the_Vertebrates:_An_Evolutionary_Perspective, Glossary_G-25, Grande_L, Liem_KF, Third_Edition_(2001)_Orlando_Fla.:_Harcourt_College_Publishers, Walker_WF][VHOG]
has exact synonym
  • saccule
  • membranous labyrinth saccule
  • sacculus (labyrinthus vestibularis)
  • sacculus
homology notes
  • In gnathostomes, each membranous labyrinth has three semicircular ducts that connect with a chamber known as the utriculus. (...) In all gnathostomes, the utriculus connects ventrally with a larger sac, called the sacculus (...) .[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0001854