endolymphatic diverticulum

endolymphatic diverticulum

a diverticulum of the otic vesicle, which forms the endolymphatic duct and sac.

en·do·lym·phat·ic di·ver·tic·u·lum

(en'dō-lim-fat'ik dī'vĕr-tik'yū-lŭm)
An outgrowth from the otic vesicle that elongates to form the endolymphatic duct and sac.
Synonym(s): endolymphatic appendage.
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