otic vesicle


: the saccular invagination of ectoderm from which the vertebrate inner ear develops

called also auditory vesicle

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“Otic vesicle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/otic%20vesicle. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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