Term: neuromast hair cell postsynaptic density
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Name: neuromast hair cell
Synonyms: neuromast hair cells
Definition: Neuromast hair cell is a hair cell that acts as a sensory receptor of the neuromast; it is morphologically polarized as a result of the relative position of the single kinocilium and the clusters of stereocilia on its apical surface.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009367]
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