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|Term:||fast muscle cell myofibril|
|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:||fast muscle cell|
|Synonyms:||fast muscle fiber, white muscle cell|
|Definition:||A muscle cell that has a fast contractile response. Fast muscle fibers make up the deep portion of the myotome and are also known as white muscle cells.|
|Ontology:||Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009117]|
|Synonyms:||striated muscle fiber, striated muscle fibre|
|Definition:||The contractile element of skeletal and cardiac muscle; a long, highly organized bundle of actin, myosin, and other proteins that contracts by a sliding filament mechanism.|
|Ontology:||GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030016] QuickGO AmiGO|