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What does AOL stand for?

AOL stands for Ampullae of Lorenzini (sensing organs; fish)

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Sharks have organs on their snouts called the ampullae of Lorenzini that are specially equipped to detect electric fields.
Vocabulary Answers: 1) emit; 2) sense; 3) conducted; 4) electrogenic; 5) electroreceptive; 6) volt BONUS: The shark, ray, and skate have sensors called Ampullae of Lorenzini that are connected to pores in their skin and transmit electrical signals to their brains.