Term: inner ear cartilage tissue
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Name: inner ear
Synonyms: ear, otic capsule, otocyst
Definition: The auditory (hearing) and vestibular (balance) organ of the fish, equivalent to the inner ear of amniotes. (See Anatomical Atlas entry for ear by T. Whitfield.)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000217]
Name: cartilage tissue
Definition: Skeletal tissue that is avascular, rich in glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) and typically includes chondrocytes within isolated lacunae. Cartilage tissue is deposited by chondroblasts.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005622]