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electroreceptor

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of a series of sensory cells or organs in certain fish, such as sharks and electric eels, that detect electric fields and are often located on the head and along the lateral line.

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  • noun a cell or organ responsible for electroreception

Etymologies

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electro- +‎ receptor

Examples

  • Fricke: They have a giant electroreceptor in their head, called the rostral organ.

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