Term: auditory receptor cell apical region
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Name: auditory receptor cell
Synonyms: auditory hair cell, auditory receptor cells
Definition: A mechanoreceptor cell located in the inner ear that is sensitive to auditory stimuli. The accessory sensory structures are arranged so that appropriate stimuli cause movement of the hair-like projections (stereocilia and kinocilia) which relay the information centrally in the nervous system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009121]
Name: apical region
Definition: Anatomical region located on the apical end on the body or body part.
Ontology: Spatial Ontology [BSPO:0000073]