lateral line(redirected from Canal pore)
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A series of sensory pores along the head and sides of fish and some amphibians by which water currents, vibrations, and pressure changes are detected.
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a linear array of sensory structures along the sides of fish and amphibians.
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A series of tube-like canals along the head and sides of fish and some amphibians by which vibrations, as from water currents, and changes in pressure are detected.
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|Noun||1.||lateral line - sense organs of fish and amphibians; believed to detect pressure changes in the water|
amphibian - cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
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n (of fish) → Seitenlinie f
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