Term: neuromast hair cell presynaptic active zone
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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: presynaptic active zone
Synonyms: pre-synaptic active zone, pre-synaptic active zone component, presynaptic specialization
Definition: A specialized region of the plasma membrane and cell cortex of a presynaptic neuron; encompasses a region of the plasma membrane where synaptic vesicles dock and fuse, and a specialized cortical cytoskeletal matrix.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0048786]   QuickGO   AmiGO