Term: neuromast cell population proliferation
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Name: neuromast
Synonyms: lateral line neuromast, lateral line organ, neuromasts
Definition: Volcano-shaped lateral line sensory organ located in characteristic positions within the skin epithelium and containing hair cells and their support elements. (Also see Anatomical Atlas entry for lateral line by T. Whitfield.)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000243]
Name: cell population proliferation
Synonyms: cell proliferation
Definition: The multiplication or reproduction of cells, resulting in the expansion of a cell population.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0008283]   QuickGO   AmiGO