To hear audio pronunciation of this topic, purchase a subscription or log in.
1. A small sac.
2. The larger of two sacs of the vestibular labyrinth in the vestibule of the inner ear. It communicates with the semicircular ducts, the saccule, and the endolymphatic duct, all of which are filled with endolymph. In its wall is the macula utriculi, a sensory area with hair cells that respond to movement of otoliths as the position of the head changes.
There's more to see -- the rest of this topic is available only to subscribers.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Utricle." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/771350/all/utricle.
Utricle. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/771350/all/utricle. Accessed June 9, 2023.
Utricle. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/771350/all/utricle
Utricle [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 09]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/771350/all/utricle.
* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - ELEC T1 - utricle ID - 771350 ED - Venes,Donald, BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/771350/all/utricle PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 24 DB - Nursing Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -