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electric organ
(English) The structure capable of emitting electrical discharges through the surrounding water and which may be used to stun prey, to repel predators or as a radar-like device to detect objects under conditions of poor visibility, e.g. Torpedo, Malapterurus, Electrophorus, Gymnarchus, Mormyrus, Astroscopus. (See also: electrogenic fishes)
organe électrique
(French) L'organe capable de délivrer un choc électrique, se trouve dans les poissons électrogénique. (See also: electrogenic fishes)
orgão eléctrico
(Portuguese) Orgão capaz de produzir um choque eléctrico. (See also: electrogenic fishes)

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