Definition of Statocyst

1. Noun. A balance organ present in some aquatic invertebrates, consisting of a sac-like structure containing a statolith and numerous innervated setae. ¹



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Definition of Statocyst

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Statocyst

statistically
statistician
statisticians
statisticization
statisticks
statistics
statistology
statists
stative
statives
statoblast
statoblasts
statocracies
statocracy
statocratic
statocyst (current term)
statocysts
statoid
statoids
statolith
statoliths
stator
stator coil
stators
statoscope
statoscopes
stats
statto
stattos
statua

Literary usage of Statocyst

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1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1911)
"Meanwhile the number of the animals considerably decreased, but in some tubes a few individuals divided. V. THE statocyst ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Section of a statocyst and on a freely - projecting Ocellus of ... Section of a statocyst st.ct Cavity of statocyst. con, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Section of a statocyst of with their conspicuous otoliths (con) and the inconspicuous auditory cells, which are connected with the sub- umbral nerve - ring. ..."

4. An Introduction to Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1910)
"In the base of the statocyst is a ridge, called the sensory cushion, and three sets of ... The statocyst for many years was considered an auditory organ, ..."

5. An Introduction to Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1910)
"In the base of the statocyst is a ridge, called the sensory cushion, and three sets of ... The statocyst for many years was considered an auditory organ, ..."

6. An Introduction to Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1910)
"In the base of the statocyst is a ridge, called the sensory cushion, and three sets of ... The statocyst for many years was considered an auditory organ, ..."

7. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"6 (7) With one statocyst and pre-oval circular groove ... 7 (6) Without statocyst or pre-oral circular groove. With ciliated pits. ..."

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