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Term: neuromast 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: 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: cell
Synonyms: cells
Definition: Anatomical structure that has as its parts a maximally connected cell compartment surrounded by a plasma membrane.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009000]