Term: epibranchial placode plasma membrane
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Name: epibranchial placode
Synonyms: epibranchial placodes
Definition: Neurogenic placodes that generate neurons of the distal facial, glossopharyngeal and vagal ganglia, which convey sensation from the viscera, including pharyngeal endoderm structures, to the CNS. The epibranchial placodes are positioned ventrally to the ear and dorsally to the posterior pharyngeal pouches.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001294]
Name: plasma membrane
Synonyms: bacterial inner membrane, cell membrane, cellular membrane, cytoplasmic membrane, inner endospore membrane, juxtamembrane, plasma membrane lipid bilayer, plasmalemma
Definition: The membrane surrounding a cell that separates the cell from its external environment. It consists of a phospholipid bilayer and associated proteins.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005886]   QuickGO   AmiGO