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lateral line[′lad·ə·rəl ′līn]
A longitudinal lateral line along the sides of certain oligochaetes consisting of cell bodies of the layer of circular muscle.
A line along the sides of the body of most fishes, often distinguished by differently colored scales, which marks the lateral line organ.
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