ANATOMY OF THE EAR  
The macula of the utricle.

The macula of the utricle.

Description : Scanning electron microscpic (SEM) view of the macula of the utricle of a chinchilla. The statoconial layer has been removed so that the striola can be seen as an area of less dense sensory cells with shorter stereocilia.

Photograph courtesy of Dr 1. Hunter-Duvar.

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