Term: olfactory epithelium ciliary shaft
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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: ciliary shaft
Synonyms: cilial shaft, cilium shaft, flagellar shaft, flagellum shaft
Definition: The mid part of a cilium between the ciliary base and ciliary tip that extends into the extracellular space.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0097544]   QuickGO   AmiGO