electroplax

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electroplax

[i′lek·trō‚plaks]
(vertebrate zoology)
One of the structural units of an electric organ of some fishes, composed of thin, flattened plates of modified muscle that appear as two large, waferlike, roughly circular or rectangular surfaces.
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Incorporation of acetylcholine receptors and C1 channels in Xenopus oocytes injected with Torpedo electroplaque membranes.