Term: gill vH ionocyte
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Name: gill
Synonyms: gills
Definition: Compound organ that consists of gill filaments, gill lamellae, gill rakers and pharyngeal arches 3-7. The gills are responsible for primary gas exchange between the blood and the surrounding water.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000354]
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]