The otolith however is developed from a single cell on the dorsal and right side of the brain.
The otolith apparatus of the cat can render it no service in free descent.
In Pleurobrachia there is at first only one otolith at each corner.
The otolith is an oval body with its dorsal half pigmented, and its ventral half clear and highly refractive.
The dorsal half of the otolith is pigmented: the ventral half is without pigment.
These sixteen bones (with a loose bone of specialized form, the otolith, within the ear-cavity) constitute the cranium.
The Leydigian or nuchal organ is supposed to be auditory and to contain an otolith.
Each species has its own form of otolith, but they vary much in different groups of fishes.
There are tentacles and otolith vesicles as very delicate organs of feeling, or possibly of hearing also.
otolith: a little ear-bone: granules or concretions found in an otocyst.
otolith o·to·lith (ō'tə-lĭth')
Any of numerous minute calcareous particles found in the inner ear of certain lower vertebrates and in the statocysts of many invertebrates.