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Term: lateral crista ciliary shaft
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: lateral crista
Synonyms: lateral crista ampullaris, lateral cristae, lateral semicircular canal sensory patch, lateral semicircular canal sensory patches, lc, medial crista
Definition: Patches of thickened, pseudostratified epithelium of the inner ear, consisting of regular arrays of sensory hair cells interspersed with supporting cells. Each patch has its own characteristic shape and polarity pattern. (See Anatomical Atlas entry for sensory patches of the ear by T. Whitfield.)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000166]
Name: ciliary shaft
Synonyms: cilial shaft, cilium shaft, flagellar shaft, flagellum shaft
Definition: The mid part of a cilium between the ciliary base and ciliary tip that extends into the extracellular space.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0097544]   QuickGO   AmiGO