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Term: opercular flap osteoclast
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: opercular flap
Synonyms: gill cover, gill slit, opercular apparatus, opercular cover, operculum
Definition: A large flap, covered by integument, supported by several flat bones, actuated by muscles, found on the side of the head covering the gill chambers.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000555]
Name: osteoclast
Synonyms: chondroclast
Definition: A specialized phagocytic cell associated with the absorption and removal of the mineralized matrix of bone tissue, which typically differentiates from monocytes.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009047]