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Term: posterior pronephric duct motile 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: posterior pronephric duct
Synonyms: posterior pronephric ducts
Definition: Most posterior portion of the pronephric duct (or tubule as described by Wingert et al, 2007) which ends at the cloacal chamber at the pronephric duct opening.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001623]
Name: motile cilium
Synonyms: microtubule-based flagellum, motile cilia, motile primary cilia, motile primary cilium, motile secondary cilium, nodal cilium
Definition: A cilium which may have a variable arrangement of axonemal microtubules and also contains molecular motors. It may beat with a whip-like pattern that promotes cell motility or transport of fluids and other cells across a cell surface, such as on epithelial cells that line the lumenal ducts of various tissues; or they may display a distinct twirling motion that directs fluid flow asymmetrically across the cellular surface to affect asymmetric body plan organization. Motile cilia can be found in single as well as multiple copies per cell.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0031514]   QuickGO   AmiGO