statoconium

[stăt′ə-kōnē-əm]

n. pl. stat•o•co•ni•a (-nē-ə)

Any of the crystalline particles of calcium carbonate and a protein adhering to the gelatinous membrane of the maculae of the utricle and saccule.statolith otoconium

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