lateral line organ

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lateral line organ sense organs of fish and amphibians; believed to detect pressure changes in the water
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Usage

In literature:

Still later, Minnesota, north of the line, had a territorial organization without controversy.
"The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Two" by Abraham Lincoln
Still later, Minnesota, north of the line, had a territorial organization without controversy.
"The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Complete" by Abraham Lincoln
Even among the superb later pieces it would be difficult to find one with greater beauty of flowing line and organic composition.
"Artists Past and Present" by Elisabeth Luther Cary
For lateral stimulation, the plant is placed on its side, so that the vertical lines of gravity impinge on one of the two flanks of the organ.
"Life Movements in Plants, Volume II, 1919" by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
It supplies the lateral line organs of the trunk.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
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