Term: neuromast hair cell apical part of cell
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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: apical part of cell
Synonyms:
Definition: The region of a polarized cell that forms a tip or is distal to a base. For example, in a polarized epithelial cell, the apical region has an exposed surface and lies opposite to the basal lamina that separates the epithelium from other tissue.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0045177]   QuickGO   AmiGO