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otocyst definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary; from its probable auditory function Date: 1877 a fluid-containing organ of many invertebrates that contains an otolith ; statocyst otocystic adjective

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Otocyst O"to*cyst, n. [Oto- + cyst.] (Zo["o]l. & Anat.) An auditory cyst or vesicle; one of the simple auditory organs of many invertebrates, containing a fluid and otoliths; also, the embryonic vesicle from which the parts of the internal ear of vertebrates are developed.



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