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electric organ

noun
1.
(in certain fishes) an organ composed of electroplaques.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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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.
British Dictionary definitions for electric organ

electric organ

noun
1.
(music)
  1. a pipe organ operated by electrical means
  2. 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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