Term: photoreceptor cell ciliary tip
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Name: photoreceptor cell
Synonyms: photoreceptor cells
Definition: A cell specialized to detect and transduce light.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009127]
Name: ciliary tip
Synonyms: cilial tip, cilium tip, flagellar tip, flagellum tip
Definition: Part of the cilium where the axoneme ends. The ciliary tip has been implicated in ciliary assembly and disassembly, as well as signal transduction.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0097542]   QuickGO   AmiGO