Term: hair cell regeneration
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Name: hair cell
Synonyms: hair cells
Definition: Hair cell is a mechanoreceptor cell that is sensitive to movement of the hair-like projections (stereocilia and kinocilia) which relay the information centrally in the nervous system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009366]
Name: regeneration
Synonyms:
Definition: The regrowth of a lost or destroyed body part, such as an organ or tissue. This process may occur via renewal, repair, and/or growth alone (i.e. increase in size or mass).
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0031099]   QuickGO   AmiGO