lateral line definition

  • noun:
    • A series of sensory pores across the mind and sides of fish many amphibians wherein water currents, vibrations, and pressure modifications are recognized.
    • an expression organ of a fish operating lengthwise down each of its edges through the vicinity of the operculum to your root of the tail, regularly detect action and vibration in surrounding liquid.
    • feeling body organs of fish and amphibians; thought to detect stress alterations in the water
  • adjective:
    • in fishes, a line of physical organs along either region of the human body, usually marked by a distinct line of color.

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