fringed process

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 called leaf-like processes, epithelial fringe, leathery appendices and leathery appendages)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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