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 for Otolith
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Otolith \O"to*lith\, Otolite \O"to*lite\, n. [Oto- + -lith,
     -lite.] (Anat.)
     One of the small bones or particles of calcareous or other
     hard substance in the internal ear of vertebrates, and in the
     auditory organs of many invertebrates; an ear stone.
     Collectively, the otoliths are called ear sand and otoconite.
     [1913 Webster] Otolithic

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