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auditory placode

noun

Medical Definition of AUDITORY PLACODE

:  either of the anterior lateral areas of ectoderm that invaginate and sink beneath the body surface to form the inner ear structures of vertebrate embryos—called also otic placode

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June 29, 2015
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