Term: Kupffer's vesicle cilium movement
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Name: Kupffer's vesicle
Synonyms: ciliated organ of asymmetry
Definition: Small but distinctive epithelial sac containing fluid, located midventrally posterior to the yolk cell or its extension, and transiently present during most of the segmentation period. Kupffer's vesicle has been compared to the mouse embryonic node.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000001]
Name: cilium movement
Synonyms: ciliary motility, cilium beating, flagellar motility, flagellar movement, flagellum movement, microtubule-based flagellum movement
Definition: The directed, self-propelled movement of a cilium.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0003341]   QuickGO   AmiGO