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Descriptor English:   Hair Cells, Vestibular 
Descriptor Spanish:   CÚlulas Ciliadas Vestibulares 
Descriptor Portuguese:   CÚlulas Ciliadas Vestibulares 
Synonyms English:   Hair Cell, Vestibular
Vestibular Hair Cell
Vestibular Hair Cells  
Tree Number:   A08.675.650.395
A08.675.650.915.750.600.675
A08.800.950.750.600.675
A09.246.300.909.625.125.340
A11.671.650.395
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Definition English:   Sensory cells in the acoustic maculae with their apical STEREOCILIA embedded in a gelatinous OTOLITHIC MEMBRANE. These hair cells are stimulated by the movement of otolithic membrane, and impulses are transmitted via the VESTIBULAR NERVE to the BRAIN STEM. Hair cells in the saccule and those in the utricle sense linear acceleration in vertical and horizontal directions, respectively. 
See Related English:   Stereocilia
 
History Note English:   94 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EN enzymology IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology RE radiation effects
TR transplantation UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   31426 
Unique Identifier:   D018069 

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