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ZIRC
OBO ID: GO:0005929
Term Name: cilium Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • eukaryotic flagellum
  • flagellum
  • microtubule-based flagellum
Definition: A specialized eukaryotic organelle that consists of a filiform extrusion of the cell surface and of some cytoplasmic parts. Each cilium is largely bounded by an extrusion of the cytoplasmic (plasma) membrane, and contains a regular longitudinal array of microtubules, anchored to a basal body. (4)
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Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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