epithelial fringe
oral fimbria (one of a series of small tag-like appendages around the perimeter of the oral disc of lampreys (Petromyzontiformes), presumed to help create an effective seal when the lamprey is attached to its host and also probably sensory. Also called fringed processes, leaf-like processes, fringed lappets, leathery appendices and leathery appendages)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fringed lappet — oral fimbria (one of a series of small tag like appendages around the perimeter of the oral disc of lampreys (Petromyzontiformes), presumed to help create an effective seal when the lamprey is attached to its host and also probably sensory. Also… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fringed process — oral fimbria (one of a series of small tag like appendages around the perimeter of the oral disc of lampreys (Petromyzontiformes), presumed to help create an effective seal when the lamprey is attached to its host and also probably sensory. Also… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • leaf-like appendage — oral fimbria (one of a series of small tag like appendages around the perimeter of the oral disc of lampreys (Petromyzontiformes), presumed to help create an effective seal when the lamprey is attached to its host and also probably sensory. Also… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • leathery appendage — oral fimbria (one of a series of small tag like appendages around the perimeter of the oral disc of lampreys (Petromyzontiformes), presumed to help create an effective seal when the lamprey is attached to its host and also probably sensory. Also… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • leathery appendix — oral fimbria (one of a series of small tag like appendages around the perimeter of the oral disc of lampreys (Petromyzontiformes), presumed to help create an effective seal when the lamprey is attached to its host and also probably sensory. Also… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • oral fimbria — one of a series of small tag like appendages around the perimeter of the oral disc of lampreys (Petromyzontiformes), presumed to help create an effective seal when the lamprey is attached to its host and also probably sensory. Also called fringed …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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