OTOLITH

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noun. any of many tiny calcium particles dug into the gelatinous matrix of the vestibular sacs of the inner ear. Commonly referred to as otoconium- statoconium.

OTOLITH: "Some people think of otoliths as kidney stones of the ear, which is somewhat true, but somewhat not."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OTOLITH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/otolith/ (accessed June 27, 2022).

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