Term: hair cell kinocilium
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Name: hair cell
Synonyms: hair cells
Definition: Hair cell is a mechanoreceptor cell that is sensitive to movement of the hair-like projections (stereocilia and kinocilia) which relay the information centrally in the nervous system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009366]
Name: kinocilium
Synonyms:
Definition: A nonmotile primary cilium that is found at the apical surface of auditory receptor cells. The kinocilium is surrounded by actin-based stereocilia.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0060091]   QuickGO   AmiGO