Term: neuromast hair cell detection of mechanical stimulus involved in sensory perception of sound
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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: detection of mechanical stimulus involved in sensory perception of sound
Synonyms: detection of sound, hearing, sensory transduction of sound, perception of sound, detection of mechanical stimulus, perception of sound, sensory detection of mechanical stimulus, perception of sound, sensory transduction of mechanical stimulus, sensory detection of mechanical stimulus during perception of sound, sensory transduction of mechanical stimulus during perception of sound, sensory transduction of sound
Definition: The series of events involved in the perception of sound vibration in which the vibration is received and converted into a molecular signal.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0050910]   QuickGO   AmiGO