Definition of Otoliths

1. Noun. (plural of otolith) ¹



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Definition of Otoliths

1. otolith [n] - See also: otolith

Medical Definition of Otoliths

1. Synonym: statoliths. Origin: oto-+ G. Lithos, stone (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Otoliths

otodynia
otoencephalitis
otoferlin
otoganglion
otogenic
otogenous abscess
otography
otolaryngological
otolaryngologist
otolaryngologists
otolaryngology
otolite
otolith
otolithic
otolithic membrane
otoliths (current term)
otolitic
otologic
otologic surgical procedures
otological
otologies
otologist
otologists
otology
otomandibular dysostosis
otomandibular syndrome
otomucormycosis
otomycosis
otoneuralgia
otoneurologic

Literary usage of Otoliths

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1. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1900)
"In some of the lower animals, for instance fishes, they form large masses, and are then generally called otoliths. The otoliths, and for the most part the ..."

2. A Textbook of Physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"In some of the lower animals, for instance fishes, they form large masses, and are then generally called otoliths. The otoliths, and for the most part the ..."

3. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The otoliths are two small rounded bodies consisting of a mass of minute crystalline grains of carbonate of lime, held together in a mesh of delicate ..."

4. A Text Book of Physiology by John Gray McKendrick (1888)
"in the otoliths (Fig. 17) or concretions in the internal ear, in the urine, ... otoliths of carbonate of lime, con- Water IS Changed during digestion ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Ear by Daniel Bennett St. John Roosa (1891)
"A Piece of the Wall of the Utricle, with the otoliths (after Henle). by blood-vessels. There is a basal membrane next the membrana propria, and on the inner ..."

6. Human Physiology; Analysis and Digest: For the Use of Medical Students and by John Peter Schmitz (1899)
"The otoliths are intermixed with otoconia, or ear powder—crystals more ... The use of the otoliths and otoconia is to strengthen and divide equally the ..."

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