Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In zoology, a neuro-epithelial sense-organ, or modified epidermal tract, specialized as a sensitive surface or area.

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  • noun A cluster of ciliated and other neural cells that serves as a simple sensory organ in some fish and amphibians

Etymologies

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From neuro- +‎ mast

Examples

  • Scanning electron micrograph of an artificial neuromast

    Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

  • Scanning electron micrograph of an artificial neuromast

    Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

  • Chang Liu at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, made an artificial neuromast by adding boron to a 500-micrometre-long silicon hair to create a stress-sensitive resistor.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Chang Liu at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, made an artificial neuromast by adding boron to a 500-micrometre-long silicon hair to create a stress-sensitive resistor.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Froehlicher M, Liedtke A, Groh K, Lopez-Schier H, Neuhauss SC, et al. (2009) Estrogen receptor subtype beta2 is involved in neuromast development in zebrafish (

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