OBO ID: ZFA:0009269
Term Name: enterocyte Search Ontology:
Synonyms: enterocytes
Definition: An epithelial cell that has its apical plasma membrane folded into microvilli to provide ample surface for the absorption of nutrients from the intestinal lumen.
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: CL:0000584, TAO:0009269
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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