Term: central canal mechanoreceptor cell
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Name: central canal
Synonyms: canalis centralis, neural lumen
Definition: Spinal cord structure that is part of the ventricular system and is filled with cerebral-spinal fluid and runs the length of the spinal cord.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000938]
Name: mechanoreceptor cell
Synonyms: mechanoreceptor cells
Definition: A cell specialized to transduce mechanical stimuli and relay that information centrally in the nervous system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009120]