OBO ID: ZFA:0009293
Term Name: M cell Search Ontology:
Synonyms: M cells
Definition: An absorptive cell of the mammalian gut epithelium that endocytoses microorganisms and intact macromolecules from the gut lumen and transports them to the subepithelial space where they are presented to antigen-presenting cells and lymphocytes.
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: CL:0000682, TAO:0009293
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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