Term: enterocyte vesicle
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Name: enterocyte
Synonyms: enterocytes
Definition: An epithelial cell that has its apical plasma membrane folded into microvilli to provide ample surface for the absorption of nutrients from the intestinal lumen.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009269]
Name: vesicle
Synonyms: membrane-bounded vesicle, membrane-enclosed vesicle
Definition: Any small, fluid-filled, spherical organelle enclosed by membrane.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0031982]   QuickGO   AmiGO