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(English) A set of 5 objects arranged with 4 as the corners of a square and the fifth centrally placed, e.g. lateral line pores in Nemichthys scolopaceus; spots on the flank of Barbus subquincunciatus are arranged almost like a five in dominoes, but irregularly.

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