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The organs of breathing in fishes; the lungs of a fish, being reddish fibrous flaps placed on both sides of the head; the flaps below the beak of a fowl; in bot., the thin vertical plates on the under side of the cap of certain fungi.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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fasciculus cerebrospinalis anterior
- cerebrospinal fasciculus, Tuerck's direct pyramidal tract, a subdivision anterior funiculus, or white column, of the spinal cord.