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Hair cells in the utricle

Dr David Furness

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Colour-enhanced image of the sensory epithelium of the utricle showing the hair cells in blue. Movement of fluid over these hairs allows the position of the head to be sensed and the organism to make any necessary movements to remain balanced.

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