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Saccule and Utricle MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Saccule and Utricle
Tree Number(s)
A09.246.300.909.625
A09.923.500.625
Unique ID
D012444
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012444
Scope Note
Two membranous sacs within the vestibular labyrinth of the INNER EAR. The saccule communicates with COCHLEAR DUCT through the ductus reuniens, and communicates with utricle through the utriculosaccular duct from which the ENDOLYMPHATIC DUCT arises. The utricle and saccule have sensory areas (acoustic maculae) which are innervated by the VESTIBULAR NERVE.
Entry Version
SACCULE UTRICLE
Entry Term(s)
Otolithic Organs
Saccule
Utricle
Previous Indexing
Labyrinth (1966-1974)
Saccule (1975-1982)
Utricle (1975-1982)
Public MeSH Note
83; SACCULE & UTRICLE were see under LABYRINTH 1966-82; MACULAE, ACOUSTIC was see under LABYRINTH 1979-82
Online Note
to search SACCULE & UTRICLE use SACCULE AND UTRICLE 1975-82; LABYRINTH 1966-74
History Note
83; SACCULE & UTRICLE were see under LABYRINTH 1966-82
Date Established
1983/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/04/22
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Saccule and Utricle Preferred
Saccule Narrower
Utricle Narrower
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