OBO ID: GO:0032426
Term Name: stereocilium tip Search Ontology:
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Definition: A distinct compartment at the tip of a stereocilium, distal to the site of attachment to the apical cell surface. It consists of a dense matrix bridging the barbed ends of the stereocilium actin filaments with the overlying plasma membrane, is dynamic compared to the shaft, and is required for stereocilium elongation. (2)
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