auditory pit

noun

Medical Definition of auditory pit

: the indentation of thickened surface ectoderm that forms the embryonic ear

called also otic pit

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“Auditory pit.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/auditory%20pit. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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