Term: neuromast lysosome
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Name: neuromast
Synonyms: lateral line neuromast, lateral line organ, neuromasts
Definition: Volcano-shaped lateral line sensory organ located in characteristic positions within the skin epithelium and containing hair cells and their support elements. (Also see Anatomical Atlas entry for lateral line by T. Whitfield.)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000243]
Name: lysosome
Synonyms:
Definition: A small lytic vacuole that has cell cycle-independent morphology and is found in most animal cells and that contains a variety of hydrolases, most of which have their maximal activities in the pH range 5-6. The contained enzymes display latency if properly isolated. About 40 different lysosomal hydrolases are known and lysosomes have a great variety of morphologies and functions.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005764]   QuickGO   AmiGO