Term: fast muscle cell Z disc
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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]
Name: Z disc
Synonyms: Z band, Z disk, Z line
Definition: Platelike region of a muscle sarcomere to which the plus ends of actin filaments are attached.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030018]   QuickGO   AmiGO