electroplax

noun elec·tro·plax \-ˌplaks\

Definition of electroplax

plural

-es

  1. :  one of the flattened plates of modified muscle constituting the typical structural element of the electric organ of some fishes

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Origin and Etymology of electroplax

New Latin, from electr- + Greek plax anything flat and broad — more at plank


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