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Lateral Line System MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lateral Line System
Tree Number(s)
A13.564
Unique ID
D053403
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053403
Scope Note
Aquatic vertebrate sensory system in fish and amphibians. It is composed of sense organs (canal organs and pit organs) containing neuromasts (MECHANORECEPTORS) that detect water displacement caused by moving objects.
Entry Term(s)
Lateral Line Canal
Lateral Line Organs
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Lateral Line System Preferred
Lateral Line Canal Narrower
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