Term: otolith regeneration
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Name: otolith
Synonyms: immature otolith, immature otoliths, statolith
Definition: Portion of organism substance composed of calcium carbonate located in the otolith organ and positioned over a sensory macula; two form in each vesicle during the late segmentation period. (Also see Anatomical Atlas entry for otolith by T. Whitfield.)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001617]
Name: regeneration
Synonyms:
Definition: The regrowth of a lost or destroyed body part, such as an organ or tissue. This process may occur via renewal, repair, and/or growth alone (i.e. increase in size or mass).
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0031099]   QuickGO   AmiGO