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utricle of vestibular labyrinth


Definition: the larger of the two membranous sacs in the vestibule of the labyrinth, lying in the elliptic recess; from it arise three semicircular ducts by means of five openings; the urticulosaccular duct extends from it to the sacculus of the vestibular labyrnth..

Synonym(s): utricle2, utriculus2

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