ossiculith


ossiculith
a minute (0.05-0.5 mm) irregular, plano-convex, ellipsoidal calcareous concretion from the labyrinth of Teleostomes. Usually formed in the sacculus adjacent to the external side of the sagitta or in the lagena. Also used for statoconia, q.v

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.


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