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Lateral line

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Lateral line: sense organ found in aquatic vertebrates consisting of cutaneous mechanoreceptors called neuromasts; in advanced species the neuromasts are located in a longitudinal canal; used for detecting prey, obstacle avoidance, and in schooling behavior.
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