macula acustica


macula acustica
macula acu·sti·ca -ə-'küs-ti-kə n, pl maculae acu·sti·cae -ti-.sē either of two small areas of sensory hair cells in the ear that are covered with gelatinous material on which are located crystals or concretions of calcium carbonate and that are associated with the perception of equilibrium:
a) one located in the saccule called also macula sacculi
b) one located in the utricle called also macula utriculi

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  • mácula acústica — f. anat. Cada una de las áreas situadas en la pared del sáculo y del utrículo en el laberinto membranoso que contienen los receptores sensibles a las aceleraciones y a la gravedad. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • macula acustica — …   Useful english dictionary

  • macula sacculi — macula sac·cu·li sak yə .lī n MACULA ACUSTICA (a) * * * [TA] macula of saccule: a thickening in the wall of the saccule where the epithelium contains vestibular hair cells that are stimulated by linear acceleration and deceleration and gravity.… …   Medical dictionary

  • macula utriculi — macula utri·cu·li yu̇ trik yə .lī n MACULA ACUSTICA (b) * * * [TA] macula of utricle: a thickening in the wall of the utricle where the epithelium contains vestibular hair cells that are stimulated by linear acceleration and deceleration and… …   Medical dictionary

  • acustica — see MACULA ACUSTICA …   Medical dictionary

  • Macula — A macula is a small spot. A macula on the skin is a small flat spot while the macula in the eye is a small spot where vision is keenest in the retina. The macula of the retina, the light sensitive layer of tissue at the back of the eye, is the… …   Medical dictionary

  • УХО — (наружное) состоит из раковины (auricula) и наружного слухового прохода (meatus auditorius externus); развивается из валика, окружающего барабанную перепонку зародыша, расположенную первоначально на уровне кожи. В этом образовании возникает… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • Saccule — Infobox Anatomy Name = Saccule Latin = sacculus GraySubject = 232 GrayPage = 1052 Caption = illustration of otolith organs showing detail of utricle, ococonia, endolymph, cupula, macula, hair cell filaments, and saccular nerve Caption2 = MapPos …   Wikipedia

  • Улитка — (Cochlea) часть внутреннего уха, свойственная большинству позвоночных и представляющая собой выступ нижней части (pare inferior, s. sacculus) внутреннего уха (см. Позвоночные и Ухо). Название свое получила вследствие того, что У. представляет у… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Utricle (ear) — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = utriculus GraySubject = 232 GrayPage = 1051 Caption = illustration of otolith organs showing detail of utricle, otoconia, endolymph, cupula, macula, hair cell filaments, and saccular nerve MapCaption =… …   Wikipedia