utriculosaccular duct

(redirected from Bottcher canal)

u·tric·u·lo·sac·cu·lar duct

[TA]
a duct that connects the inner aspect of the utricle of the vestibular labyrinth with the endolymphatic duct a short distance from its origin from the saccule.

utriculosaccular duct

[yo̅o̅trik′yəlōsak′yələr]
Etymology: L, utriculus + sacculus, small sack, ducere, to lead
a duct connecting the utricle with an endolymphatic duct of the membranous labyrinth.

Böttcher,

Arthur, Estonian anatomist, 1831-1889.
Böttcher canal - a duct that connects the inner aspect of the utricle with the endolymphatic duct a short distance from its origin from the saccule. Synonym(s): utriculosaccular duct
Böttcher cells - cells of the basilar membrane of the cochlea.
Böttcher crystals - small crystals observed microscopically in prostatic fluid.
Böttcher ganglion - ganglion on the cochlear nerve in the internal acoustic meatus.
Böttcher space - the dilated blind extremity of the endolymphatic duct. Synonym(s): endolymphatic sac
Charcot-Böttcher crystalloids - see under Charcot

utriculosaccular

pertaining to the utricle and saccule of the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear.

utriculosaccular duct
leads from the utricle of the internal ear to the endolymphatic duct.