Definition of otolithic in English:

otolithic

adjective

Zoology
  • See otolith

    • ‘Equally, head movements made in space, where gravitational acceleration is almost eliminated, will elicit sensations of turning from the canals, which are not matched by the normal otolithic signals.’
    • ‘The apical processes of receptor cells in the macula project into a gelatinous mass, the otolithic membrane.’

Pronunciation

otolithic

/əʊtəˈlɪθɪk/