A specialized tract of tissue (as in the electric eel) in which electricity is generated. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_organ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0000376 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

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modified muscle or nerve cells, which became specialized for producing bioelectric fields stronger than those that normal nerves or muscles produce (Albert and Crampton, 2006)

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TODO - request go term for function assignment; todo - add CL term for electrocyte

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Organ that is used to produce an electric field, i.e. an electric organ discharge (EOD).[TAO]

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UBERON:0006869

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