otocyst

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o·to·cyst

 (ō′tə-sĭst′)
n.
1. The structure formed by invagination of the embryonic ectodermal tissue that develops into the inner ear.
2. A statocyst.

o′to·cys′tic adj.

otocyst

(ˈəʊtəʊˌsɪst)
n
1. (Zoology) another name for statocyst
2. (Zoology) the embryonic structure in vertebrates that develops into the inner ear in the adult
ˌotoˈcystic adj

o•to•cyst

(ˈoʊ tə sɪst)

n.
2. one of a pair of pouches that form in the front part of the embryo by the infolding of a thickened area of ectoderm.
[1875–80]
o`to•cys′tic, adj.