LATERAL-LINE SYSTEM

The sensory system found in fish and some amphibians that helps the animal determine the motion of the water in relations to the body surface.

LATERAL-LINE SYSTEM: "The path a fish takes in the water is based on the lateral-line system."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LATERAL-LINE SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lateral-line-system/ (accessed October 20, 2021).
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