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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sac containing otoliths, found in medusae and other invertebrates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sac containing small, calcareous concretions (otoliths). They are found in many Medusæ, and other invertebrates, and are supposed to be auditory organs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In zoology, one of the sense-organs or marginal bodies of the Lucernarida or steganophthalmate medusans.

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