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asteriscus


asteriscus


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asteriscus  \As`ter*is"cus\,  n.  [L.,  an  asterisk.  See 
  {Asterisk}.]  (Anat.) 
  The  smaller  of  the  two  otoliths  found  in  the  inner  ear  of 
  many  fishes.