bony otic capsuleGo to external page http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0005411
The cartilage or bony capsule surrounding the inner ear mechanism. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 MP : 0000039 ]
- The cartilage or bony capsule surrounding the inner ear mechanism.
- otic capsule bone
- 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)