Term: neuromast hair cell cellular response to mechanical stimulus
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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: cellular response to mechanical stimulus
Synonyms: cellular mechanical stimulus response
Definition: Any process that results in a change in state or activity of a cell (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of a mechanical stimulus.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0071260]   QuickGO   AmiGO