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Term: inner ear hair cell
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: inner ear
Synonyms: ear, otic capsule, otocyst
Definition: The auditory (hearing) and vestibular (balance) organ of the fish, equivalent to the inner ear of amniotes. (See Anatomical Atlas entry for ear by T. Whitfield.)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000217]
Name: hair cell
Synonyms: hair cells
Definition: Hair cell is a mechanoreceptor cell that is sensitive to movement of the hair-like projections (stereocilia and kinocilia) which relay the information centrally in the nervous system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009366]