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Noun Concept
Categories: Fish nervous system, Articles with short description, Ethology
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lateral line  lateral line organ  Lateral line sense organs  Canal pore  lateral-line
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Sense organs of fish and amphibians; believed to detect pressure changes in the water WordNet 3.0
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The lateral line, also called the lateral line organ, is a system of sensory organs found in fish, used to detect movement, vibration, and pressure gradients in the surrounding water. Wikipedia
Sense organ used by some fish and larval lissamphibians to detect movement and vibrations Wikipedia Disambiguation
Anatomical feature Wikidata
A sense organ of a fish running lengthwise down each of its sides from the vicinity of the operculum to the base of the tail, used to detect movement and vibration in the surrounding water. Wiktionary