A otic capsule endochondral element that is composed primarily of cartilage tissue. [ OBOL:automatic ]

Synonyms: otic capsule cartilage element auditory capsule

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

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Subsets

vertebrate_core

axiom lost from external ontology

relationship type change: overlaps neurocranium (TAO:0001580) CHANGED TO: develops_from neurocranium (UBERON:0001703)[TAO]

relationship type change: overlaps neurocranium (TAO:0001580) CHANGED TO: part_of neurocranium (UBERON:0001703)[TAO]

external definition

Bilaterally paired cartilage encasing the semicircular canals of the inner ear.[TAO]

has alternative id

UBERON:0010351

id

UBERON:0005410

taxon notes

In elasmobranchs, the otic capsule remains cartilaginous in the adult; in the embryos of higher vertebrates, it is cartilaginous at first but later becomes bony (at approximately 23 weeks in humans). todo - check EMAPA