lateral line system

noun

a system of sensory organs in fishes and aquatic amphibians consisting of a series of cells on the head and along the sides of the body that detect pressure changes and vibrations

Nearby words

  1. lateral geniculate body,
  2. lateral hemianopsia,
  3. lateral hermaphroditism,
  4. lateral humeral epicondylitis,
  5. lateral line,
  6. lateral lisp,
  7. lateral longitudinal stria,
  8. lateral magnification,
  9. lateral meristem,
  10. lateral moraine

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