Term: skeletal muscle T-tubule
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Name: skeletal muscle
Synonyms:
Definition: Muscle, composed of long cylindrical, multinucleated cells that attaches to the skeleton via tendons.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005277]
Name: T-tubule
Synonyms: transverse tubule, triad
Definition: Invagination of the plasma membrane of a muscle cell that extends inward from the cell surface around each myofibril. The ends of T-tubules make contact with the sarcoplasmic reticulum membrane.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030315]   QuickGO   AmiGO