Term: olfactory epithelium cilium
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Name: olfactory epithelium
Synonyms: nasal epithelium, nasal sensory epithelium
Definition: Nasal epithelium wherein ciliated olfactory receptor neurons, supporting cells, and basal cells are located. The olfactory epithelium bowl-shaped structures surrounding the lumen of the olfactory pit.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000554]
Name: cilium
Synonyms: eukaryotic flagellum, flagellum, microtubule-based flagellum
Definition: A specialized eukaryotic organelle that consists of a filiform extrusion of the cell surface and of some cytoplasmic parts. Each cilium is largely bounded by an extrusion of the cytoplasmic (plasma) membrane, and contains a regular longitudinal array of microtubules, anchored to a basal body.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005929]   QuickGO   AmiGO