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Term: gill lamella vH ionocyte
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: gill lamella
Synonyms: gill lamellae
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that is the transverse vertical platelet on the gill filament, through which capillaries run. The primary gill lamellae carry numerous fine layers called secondary lamellae which are the actual regions of respiration and excretion.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000211]
Name: vH ionocyte
Synonyms: HR cell, VH-MRC
Definition: Integument ionocyte rich in vacuolar-type H+ ATPase and carbonic anhydrase.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005327]