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auditory pit

n.

One of a pair of depressions, one on either side of the head of an embryo, marking the location of the future auditory vesicles.

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Nearby words

auditory cortex, auditory field, auditory hair, auditory nerve, auditory phonetics, auditory pit, auditory receptor cell, auditory reflex, auditory tube, auditory vertigo, auditory vesicle
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