Weberian apparatus

[ vey-beer-ee-uhn ]
/ veɪˈbɪər i ən /

noun

(in certain fishes) a chain of small bones and ligaments connecting the inner ear with the air bladder.

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Origin of Weberian apparatus

1885–90; named after E. H. Weber; see -ian
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