otocyst

otocyst

[oh-tuh-sist]
noun
1.
a statocyst.

Origin:
1875–80; oto- + -cyst

otocystic [oh-tuh-sis-tik] , adjective
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otocyst (ˈəʊtəʊˌsɪst)
 
n
1.  another name for statocyst
2.  the embryonic structure in vertebrates that develops into the inner ear in the adult
 
oto'cystic
 
adj

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otocyst o·to·cyst (ō'tə-sĭst')
n.
The structure formed by invagination of the embryonic ectodermal tissue that develops into the inner ear.


o'to·cys'tic adj.
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