Term: photoreceptor cell photoreceptor connecting cilium
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Name: photoreceptor cell
Synonyms: photoreceptor cells
Definition: A cell specialized to detect and transduce light.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009127]
Name: photoreceptor connecting cilium
Synonyms: photoreceptor cilium
Definition: The portion of the photoreceptor cell cilium linking the photoreceptor inner and outer segments. It's considered to be equivalent to the ciliary transition zone.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0032391]   QuickGO   AmiGO