otoconium

noun
oto·​co·​ni·​um
plural otoconia\ -​nēə \

Definition of otoconium

: a vertebrate otolith

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History and Etymology for otoconium

New Latin, from ot- + -conium (from Greek konis, konia ashes, dust

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“Otoconium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/otoconium. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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