macula acustica


macula acu·sti·ca

noun \-ə-ˈküs-ti-kə\
plural maculae acu·sti·cae \-ti-ˌsē\

Definition of MACULA ACUSTICA

: either of two small areas of sensory hair cells in the ear that are covered with gelatinous material on which are located crystals or concretions of calcium carbonate and that are associated with the perception of equilibrium: a : one located in the saccule—called also macula sacculi b : one located in the utricle—called also macula utriculi

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up macula acustica? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More