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neuromast

[noo r-uh-mast, nyoo r-] /ˈnʊər əˌmæst, ˈnyʊər-/
noun
1.
a group of innervated sensory cells occurring along the lateral line of fishes and aquatic amphibians.
Origin of neuromast
1910-1915
1910-15; neuro- + -mast < Greek mastós hillock, literally, breast
Related forms
neuromastic, adjective
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