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Term: photoreceptor cell ribbon synapse
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: photoreceptor cell
Synonyms: photoreceptor cells
Definition: A cell specialized to detect and transduce light.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009127]
Name: ribbon synapse
Synonyms: synapsis fasciolaris
Definition: Type of synapse characterized by an electron-dense ribbon, lamella (bar) or spherical body in the presynaptic process cytoplasm.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0097470]   QuickGO   AmiGO