utriculus

NOUN
  1. a small pouch into which the semicircular canals open
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How To Use utriculus In A Sentence

  • The utriculus opens broadly into the scala tympani, and the nervous elements of the cochlea are degenerate. The Dancing Mouse A Study in Animal Behavior
  • The maculae consist of rather shapeless compartments known as the sacculus and utriculus.
  • The mechanism seems to be that noise energy is transmitted from the stapes footplate into the vestibular part of the labyrinth, especially to the sacculus and the utriculus.
  • Figure 3b; through the translucent hyaline cartilage the utriculus and horizontal canal can be darkly seen. Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata
  • The semicircular canals, the ampullae, the utriculus, and the cristae acusticae of the canals are normal in their general form and relations to one another as well as in their histological conditions (2 p. 529). The Dancing Mouse A Study in Animal Behavior
  • The utriculus is a warped, irregular bag, whose sections have become unrecognizable. The Dancing Mouse A Study in Animal Behavior
  • The larger one is called the utriculus, and has three arched appendages, called the "semi-circular canals" (c, d, e). The Evolution of Man — Volume 2
  • The neuromasts in the sacculus are apparently oriented oppositely from those in the utriculus.
  • The utriculus and sacculus are in wide-open communication with each other and have almost become one. The Dancing Mouse A Study in Animal Behavior
  • The ear sac, of which the chief divisions are the utriculus and the sacculus, with which the canals communicate, is not shown well in this drawing. The Dancing Mouse A Study in Animal Behavior
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