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  • Rights: University of Waikato. All Rights Reserved. Published 8 October 2012 Size: 81 KB Referencing Hub media

    The utricle senses movements of the head when tilted. When the head is tilted, the otoliths in the utricle want to slide downhill. This moves the gel, which stimulates the sensory hairs to send signals to the brain about the amount of movement.

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