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

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Term information

comment
  • 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)
definition
  • A specialized tract of tissue (as in the electric eel) in which electricity is generated.
editor note
  • TODO - request go term for function assignment; todo - add CL term for electrocyte
external definition
  • Organ that is used to produce an electric field, i.e. an electric organ discharge (EOD).[TAO]
id
  • UBERON:0006869

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