Definición de photophore en inglés:

photophore

Saltos de línea: photo|phore
Pronunciación: /ˈfəʊtə(ʊ)fɔː
 
/

sustantivo

Zoology
A light-producing organ in certain fishes and other animals.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Eyelightfish have a blunt snout, a large upturned mouth, a deeply forked caudal fin, and a light-emitting organ, called a photophore, under each eye.
  • Deep sea fish have organs called photophores which create a center for the bioluminescent reactions.
  • Some, like fireflies, produce light in special organs called photophores.

Origen

late 19th century: from Greek phōtophoros 'light-bearing'.

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