lateral line organ

noun

Definition of lateral line organ

1 : a system of epithelial mucus-secreting tubes in the sides of most fishes, supplied at intervals with sensory endings and considered to be responsive to low frequency vibrations
2 : one of the sensory end organs of the lateral line organ

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“Lateral line organ.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lateral%20line%20organ. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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