Medical Definition of Macula utriculi

1. The neuroepithelial sensory receptor in the inferolateral wall of the utricle; hair cells of the neuroepithelium support the statoconial membrane and have terminal arborizations of vestibular nerve fibres around their bodies; sensitive to linear acceleration in the longitudinal axis of the body and to gravitational influences. Synonym: macula utriculi, utricular spot. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macula Utriculi

macula communis
macula corneae
macula cribrosa
macula densa
macula flava
macula germinativa
macula gonorrhoica
macula lactea
macula lutea
macula of saccule
macula of utricle
macula pellucida
macula retinae
macula sacculi
macula tendinea
macula utriculi (current term)
maculae
maculae acusticae
maculae luteae
macular
macular amyloidosis
macular area
macular arteries
macular atrophy
macular coloboma
macular degeneration
macular drusen
macular dystrophy
macular erythema
macular evasion

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