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Term: gill NCC 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
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: NCC ionocyte
Synonyms: NCC cell
Definition: Integument ionocyte rich in Na-Cl co-transporter (NCC) activity.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005579]