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Term: multi-ciliated epithelial cell 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: multi-ciliated epithelial cell
Synonyms: multiciliated epithelial cell
Definition: A ciliated epithelial cell with many cilia.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005242]
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