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In frogs and toads, it is located just behind the eye. It does not actually process sound waves; it simply transmits them to the amphibian's inner ear, which is protected from water and other foreign objects.
- Phil Bowles. "Glossary". The Online Field Guide. Retrieved March 8, 2012.
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