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electroplax, electroplaque
1. One of a number of flattened plates forming an electric organ in certain fish, consisting of modified muscle tissue having an electric charge.
2. One of the structural units of an electric organ of some fish, composed of thin, flattened plates of modified muscle that appear as two large, wafer-like, roughly circular, or rectangular surfaces.
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