Authors

Melissa Lowe

Issue Date

2002

Abstract

This paper examines the detailed embryologic development of the otolith organs, part of the vestibular system responsible for balance, in Japanese quail. The data from this study will provide baseline data for comparison with experiments conducted by NASA during space flight.

Language

English

Publisher

Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine

Subject (MeSH)

Vestibule -- growth & development; Saccule and Utricle -- growth & development

Document Type

Thesis

Advisor

Dickman, David