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[oh-tik, ot-ik] /ˈoʊ tɪk, ˈɒt ɪk/ adjective, Anatomy. 1. of or relating to the ear; auricular. 1. an adjective suffix of Greek origin, often corresponding to nouns ending in -osis, denoting a relationship to an action, process, state, or condition indicated by the preceding element: hypnotic; neurotic . See also . /ˈəʊtɪk; ˈɒtɪk/ adjective 1. […]
- Otic capsule
otic capsule n. The embryonic cartilage capsule that surrounds the inner ear mechanism and develops into bony tissue.
- Otic ganglion
otic ganglion n. An autonomic ganglion situated just below the oval foramen medial to the mandibular nerve, with distribution of the postganglionic fibers to the parotid gland. Also called otoganglion.
noun 1. . noun, Embryology. 1. the pouch that is formed by the invagination of an ectodermal placode and that develops into the internal ear. otic vesicle n. See auditory vesicle. auditory vesicle n. Either of the paired sacs of invaginated ectoderm in the embryo that develop into the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear. […]