a system of sensory organs in fishes and aquatic amphibians consisting of a series of cells on the head and along the sides of the body that detect pressure changes and vibrations
noun, Phonetics. 1. See under (def 2). [lisp] /lɪsp/ noun 1. a speech defect consisting in pronouncing s and z like or nearly like the th- sounds of thin and this, respectively. 2. Phonetics. any unconventional articulation of the sibilants, as the pronunciation of s and z with the tongue between the teeth (lingual protrusion […]
- Lateral longitudinal stria
lateral longitudinal stria n. A thin longitudinal band of nerve fibers accompanied by gray matter located near each outer edge of the upper surface of the corpus callosum under the cingulate gyrus.
[lat-er-uh l] /ˈlæt ər əl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the side; situated at, proceeding from, or directed to a side: a lateral view. 2. pertaining to or entailing a position, office, etc., that is different but equivalent or roughly equivalent in status, as distinguished from a promotion or demotion: a lateral move. 3. […]
noun, Optics. 1. the ratio of the height of the image to the height of the object in a lens or other optical system.