statoconia

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statoconia

 [stat″o-ko´ne-ah] (pl. of statoco´nium)
minute calcareous particles in the gelatinous membrane surmounting the macula in the inner ear; called also otoconia, otoliths, and statoliths.

o·to·liths

, otolites (ō'tō-līths, ō'tō-līt-is), [TA]
Crystalline particles of calcium carbonate and a protein adhering to the gelatinous membrane of the maculae of the utricle and saccule.
[oto- + G. lithos, stone]

statoconia

/stato·co·nia/ (-ko´ne-ah) sing. statoco´nium   minute calciferous granules within the gelatinous membrane surrounding the acoustic maculae.

stat·o·liths

(stat'ŏ-liths)
Crystalline particles of calcium carbonate and a protein adhering to the gelatinous membrane of the maculae of the utricle and saccule.
Synonym(s): statoconia [TA] , otoconia.
[G. statos, standing, + lithos, stone]

statoconia

[Gr.] plural of statoconium; minute calcareous particles in the gelatinous membrane surmounting the macula in the inner ear. Called also otoconia.