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Descriptor in English: Stereocilia
Descriptor in Spanish: Estereocilios
Descriptor in Portuguese: Estereocílios
Descriptor in French: Stéréocils
Entry term(s): Stereocilium
Stereovilli
Stereovillus
Tree number(s): A11.284.180.800
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
History Note: 2012
See also the descriptors: Hair Cells, Ampulla MeSH
Hair Cells, Auditory MeSH
Hair Cells, Auditory, Inner MeSH
Hair Cells, Auditory, Outer MeSH
Hair Cells, Vestibular MeSH
DeCS UI: 54429
Descriptor UI: D059547
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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