Lagena



[luh-jee-nuh] /ləˈdʒi nə/

noun, plural lagenae
[luh-jee-nee] /ləˈdʒi ni/ (Show IPA). Zoology.
1.
an outpocketing of the saccule of birds, reptiles, and bony fishes corresponding to the cochlear duct of mammals.
/ləˈdʒiːnə/
noun
1.
a bottle with a narrow neck
2.
an outgrowth of the sacculus in the ear of fishes and amphibians, thought to be homologous to the cochlea of mammals

lagena la·ge·na (lə-jē’nə)
n. pl. la·ge·nae (-nē)
One of the three parts of the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear of nonmammalian vertebrates.

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