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Term: renal tubule cilium
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: renal tubule
Synonyms: mesonephric tubule, renal tubules
Definition: Renal duct that collects filtrate from the renal corpuscle and transports it to the collecting duct. Different parts of the renal tubule reabsorb specific components of the filtrate to leave only waste.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001287]
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