Term: neuromast hair cell endocytosis
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Name: neuromast hair cell
Synonyms: neuromast hair cells
Definition: Neuromast hair cell is a hair cell that acts as a sensory receptor of the neuromast; it is morphologically polarized as a result of the relative position of the single kinocilium and the clusters of stereocilia on its apical surface.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009367]
Name: endocytosis
Synonyms: endocytic import into cell, nonselective vesicle endocytosis, plasma membrane invagination, vesicle endocytosis
Definition: A vesicle-mediated transport process in which cells take up external materials or membrane constituents by the invagination of a small region of the plasma membrane to form a new membrane-bounded vesicle.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0006897]   QuickGO   AmiGO