ampulla of Lorenzini

noun phrase ampulla of Lo·ren·zi·ni \ -ˌlȯr-ən-ˈzē-nē \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of ampulla of Lorenzini

: any of the pores on the snouts of marine sharks and rays that contain receptors highly sensitive to weak electric fields

Origin and Etymology of ampulla of lorenzini

Stefano Lorenzini flourished1678 Italian physician


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