Term: hair cell posterior macula actin filament bundle of stereocilium
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Name: hair cell posterior macula
Synonyms: sensory hair cells posterior macula
Definition: Specialized neuronal receptor cells of the posterior macula. (Also see Anatomical Atlas entry for hair cells by T. Whitfield.)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000281]
Name: actin filament bundle of stereocilium
Synonyms:
Definition: A bundle of hundreds of cross-linked actin filaments (an actin cable), that is the supporting structure of a stereocilium. Filaments are oriented such that the the plus (barbed) ends are at the tip of the protrusion and are capped by a tip complex which bridges to the plasma membrane.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0098860]   QuickGO   AmiGO