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Term: gut epithelium brush border
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: gut epithelium
Definition: Epithelium lining the lumen of the gut.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005123]
Name: brush border
Definition: The dense covering of microvilli on the apical surface of a epithelial cells in tissues such as the intestine, kidney, and choroid plexus; the microvilli aid absorption by increasing the surface area of the cell.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005903]   QuickGO   AmiGO