Term: immature anterior macula tether cell
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Name: immature anterior macula
Synonyms: immature anterior maculae
Definition: Is an otic sensory epithelium that will develop into the mature anterior macula.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001096]
Name: tether cell
Definition: A specialized hair cell that has an elongated kinocilium upon which an otolith accretes. The tether cell then anchors the otolith in place.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005565]