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OBO ID: GO:0003351
Term Name: epithelial cilium movement involved in extracellular fluid movement Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • cilium movement involved in fluid flow
  • epithelial cilium beating
Definition: The directed, self-propelled movement of cilia of epithelial cells. Depending on the type of cell, there may be one or many cilia per cell. This movement is usually coordinated between many epithelial cells, and serves to move extracellular fluid.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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