Term: hair cell anterior macula stereocilium bundle
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Name: hair cell anterior macula
Synonyms: sensory hair cells anterior macula
Definition: Specialized neuronal receptor cells of the anterior macula. (Also see Anatomical Atlas entry for hair cells by T. Whitfield.)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000678]
Name: stereocilium bundle
Synonyms: stereocilia bundle
Definition: A bundle of cross-linked stereocilia, arranged around a kinocilium on the apical surface of a sensory hair cell (e.g. a neuromast, auditory or vestibular hair cell). Stereocilium bundles act as mechanosensory organelles by responding to fluid motion or fluid pressure changes.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0032421]   QuickGO   AmiGO