neuromast


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neuromast

[′nu̇r·ō‚mast]
(vertebrate zoology)
A lateral-line sensory organ in fishes and other lower vertebrates consisting of a cluster of receptor cells connected with nerve fibers.
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Supraorbital bar black, with distinctive narrow extension over the neuromast parietal series.
2009), and neuromast cells have elevated expression levels of esr2 genes (Froehlicher et al.
Fish pick up water movements--like the kicks of an insect just right for lunch or the whoosh of an incoming predator--through sensory cells called neuromasts.
One neuromast on center of each scale of lateral line of trunk, sometimes absent in few scales.
However, there is no information about neuromast in the larvae of these two species, except for the observation of small mechanoreceptor protuberances located along the sides of the body in larval anchoveta by Fischer (1958).
marmoratus (Poey), with which they share the presence of four neuromasts on the posterior supraorbital series, a long anterior nostril, and a bony laminar ventral process on the fifth ceratobranchial; K.
Despite repeated searching with a good microscope and excellent lighting in 1986, when it was still relatively fresh, I could not detect laterosensory pores or neuromast papillae on the head of the holotype or other specimens of L.
Mechanical filtering by the boundary layer and fluid-structure interaction in the superficial neuromast of the fish lateral line system.
Terminology for the cephalic neuromast series follows Scheel (1968), and that for the frontal squamation as described in Hoedeman (1958).
Terminology for the cephalic neuromast series follows Scheel (1968) and that for the frontal squamation follows Hoedeman (1958).