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Descriptor English: Stereocilia
Descriptor Spanish: Estereocilios
Descriptor Portuguese: Estereocílios
Descriptor French: Stéréocils
Entry term(s): Stereocilium
Stereovilli
Stereovillus
Tree number(s): A11.284.180.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059547
Scope note: Mechanosensing organelles of hair cells which respond to fluid motion or fluid pressure changes. They have various functions in many different animals, but are primarily used in hearing.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Cell Surface Extensions (1964-2011)
Public MeSH Note: 2012
History Note: 2012
Related: Hair Cells, Ampulla MeSH
Hair Cells, Auditory MeSH
Hair Cells, Auditory, Inner MeSH
Hair Cells, Auditory, Outer MeSH
Hair Cells, Vestibular MeSH
DeCS ID: 54429
Unique ID: D059547
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Stereocilia - Preferred
Concept UI M0550526
Scope note Mechanosensing organelles of hair cells which respond to fluid motion or fluid pressure changes. They have various functions in many different animals, but are primarily used in hearing.
Preferred term Stereocilia
Entry term(s) Stereocilium
Stereovilli
Stereovillus



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