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OTOLITE

One of the little bones or particles of calcareous or another heavy stuff in the inside ear of vertebrates, and in the auditory organs of much invertebrates; an ear stone. Collectively, the otoliths are called ear sand and otoconite. Origin: Oto- + -lith, -lite. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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