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noun Embryology.
the pouch that is formed by the invagination of an ectodermal placode and that develops into the internal ear.
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Also called otic vesicle, otocyst.
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auditory vesicle

n.
Either of the paired sacs of invaginated ectoderm in the embryo that develop into the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear.otic vesicle
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