Weberian apparatus

[ vey-beer-ee-uhn ]

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

Origin of Weberian apparatus

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

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