Definition for otic (2 of 2)
Origin of -otic
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Its upper end exhibits a tendency to divide into two processes, corresponding with the pedicle and otic processes of the Amphibia.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The foot very often becomes richly ciliated, and otic vesicles are early developed in it (fig. 101, ot).The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The muscle also has an origin from the otic process of the quadrate, partly fleshy and partly by a slight aponeurosis.Jaw Musculature of the Mourning and White-winged Doves|Robert L. Merz
The operculum expands medially to merge with the main part of the otic capsule (Fig. 20g).
The posterior wall of the otic capsule we have designated opisthotic in the figure.A New Order of Fishlike Amphibia From the Pennsylvanian of Kansas|Theodore H. Eaton
British Dictionary definitions for otic (1 of 2)
Word Origin for otic
British Dictionary definitions for otic (2 of 2)
suffix forming adjectives
Word Origin for -otic
Word Origin and History for otic
"pertaining to the ear," from Greek otikos, from ous (genitive otos) "ear" (see ear (n.1)).