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Macula sacculi

macula sacculi macula sac·cu·li (sāk’yə-lī’)
The oval sensory area in the anterior wall of the saccule of the ear where the saccular nerve filaments are attached.


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  • Maculation

    [mak-yuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌmæk yəˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of spotting. 2. a spotted condition. 3. a marking of spots, as on an animal. 4. a disfiguring spot or stain. /ˌmækjʊˈleɪʃən/ noun 1. a pattern of spots, as on certain animals and plants 2. (archaic) the act of maculating or the state of being maculated […]

  • Macula utriculi

    macula utriculi macula u·tric·u·li (yōō-trĭk’yə-lī’) n. The area in the lower wall of the utricle of the ear where the utricular nerve filments are attached.

  • Macule

    [mak-yool] /ˈmæk yul/ noun 1. . 2. . verb (used with or without object), maculed, maculing. 3. . /ˈmækjuːl/ noun 1. (anatomy) another name for macula 2. (printing) another name for mackle1 n. “blemish, spot,” late 15c., from Latin macula (see macula), perhaps via French macule. macule mac·ule (māk’yōōl’) n. Variant of macula.

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