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otocyst

[oh-tuh-sist] /ˈoʊ tə sɪst/
noun
1.
a statocyst.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; oto- + -cyst
Related forms
otocystic
[oh-tuh-sis-tik] /ˌoʊ təˈsɪs tɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for otocystic

otocyst

/ˈəʊtəʊˌsɪst/
noun
1.
another name for statocyst
2.
the embryonic structure in vertebrates that develops into the inner ear in the adult
Derived Forms
otocystic, adjective
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otocystic in Medicine

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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