OBO ID: GO:0072122
Term Name: extraglomerular mesangial cell proliferation Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • Goormaghtigh proliferation
  • lacis cell proliferation
Definition: The multiplication or reproduction of extraglomerular glomerular mesangium cells by cell division, resulting in the expansion of their population. Extraglomerular mesangial cells (also known as lacis cells, Goormaghtigh cells) are light-staining cells in the kidney found outside the glomerulus, near the vascular pole and macula densa.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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