a luminous organ found in certain fishes and crustaceans.
Origin of photophore
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If the photophore is unavailable, a hot-water bottle may be applied.
This arrangement supplies radiant heat and is called a photophore (See Fig. 3).
zoology any light-producing organ in animals, esp in certain fishes
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