utriculus


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u·tric·u·lus

 (yo͝o-trĭk′yə-ləs)
n. pl. u·tric·u·li (-lī′) Biology
A sac or pouch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.utriculus - a small pouch into which the semicircular canals openutriculus - a small pouch into which the semicircular canals open
membranous labyrinth - the sensory structures of the inner ear including the labyrinthine receptors and the cochlea; contained within the bony labyrinth
pouch, pocket - (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)
Translations

u·tric·u·lus

L. utriculus, pequeña bolsa;
___ of vestibular organ___ del oído o del vestíbulo;
___ prostaticus___ prostático o uretral.
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Bluebottles, whose scientific name is Physalia utriculus, resemble jellyfish but are only a relative of those creatures.
The OTOF gene, which encodes the otoferlin protein, is expressed highly in the internal hair cells in the organ of Corti, utriculus, and sacculus and in the brain.
Cystic degeneration of prostatic hyperplasia prostatic utriculus cysts seminal vesicle cysts cysts of vas deferens or ductus ejaculatorius bladder diverticula bladder duplication and huge ureterocoeles are the main urological causes; whereas mesenteric cysts colonic lymphatic cysts and intestinal duplications and hydatid cysts are non-urogenital causes.