Definición de otolith en inglés:


Silabificación: o·to·lith
Pronunciación: /ˈōtlˌiTH


  • Each of three small oval calcareous bodies in the inner ear of vertebrates, involved in sensing gravity and movement.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The macular neuromast organs bear otoliths, as described above.
    • Like the inner ear in humans, the otolith plays a role in hearing and balance.
    • All of the identifiable teeth and otoliths from the samples were identified and depth ranges were assigned to each taxon based on the known depths of living counterparts.



Pronunciación: /ˌōtlˈiTHik/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Equally, head movements made in space, where gravitational acceleration is almost eliminated, will elicit sensations of turning from the canals, which are not matched by the normal otolithic signals.
  • The apical processes of receptor cells in the macula project into a gelatinous mass, the otolithic membrane.

Más definiciones de otolith 

Definición de otolith en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día astrogation
Pronunciación: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space