macula of saccule

(redirected from saccular spot)

mac·u·la of sac·cule

[TA]
the oval neuroepithelial sensory receptor in the anterior wall of the saccule; hair cells of the neuroepithelium support the statoconial membrane and have terminal arborizations of vestibular nerve fibers around their bodies.
Synonym(s): macula sacculi [TA], saccular spot

mac·u·la of sac·cule

(mak'yū-lă sak'yūl) [TA]
The oval neuroepithelial sensory receptor in the anterior wall of the saccule; hair cells of the neuroepithelium support the statoconial membrane and have terminal arborizations of vestibular nerve fibers around their bodies.