Term: hair cell anterior macula postsynaptic density
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Name: hair cell anterior macula
Synonyms: sensory hair cells anterior macula
Definition: Specialized neuronal receptor cells of the anterior macula. (Also see Anatomical Atlas entry for hair cells by T. Whitfield.)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000678]
Name: postsynaptic density
Synonyms: neuronal postsynaptic density, post synaptic density, post-synaptic density, postsynaptic density of dendrite
Definition: An electron dense network of proteins within and adjacent to the postsynaptic membrane of an asymmetric, neuron-neuron synapse. Its major components include neurotransmitter receptors and the proteins that spatially and functionally organize them such as anchoring and scaffolding molecules, signaling enzymes and cytoskeletal components.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0014069]   QuickGO   AmiGO