electric organ

(in certain fishes) an organ composed of electroplaques.


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electric organ
1.  music
 a.  a pipe organ operated by electrical means
 b.  another name for electronic organ
2.  zoology a small group of modified muscle cells on the body of certain fishes, such as the electric eel, that gives an electric shock to any animal touching them

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The nervous system does this through a command nucleus that decides when the electric organ will fire.
The electric organ is used to stun prey which is then consumed with the aid of it's highly protrusible mouth.
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