Term: pigmented epithelial cell pigment granule
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Name: pigmented epithelial cell
Synonyms: pigmented epithelial cells
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009241]
Name: pigment granule
Definition: A small, subcellular membrane-bounded vesicle containing pigment and/or pigment precursor molecules. Pigment granule biogenesis is poorly understood, as pigment granules are derived from multiple sources including the endoplasmic reticulum, coated vesicles, lysosomes, and endosomes.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0048770]   QuickGO   AmiGO