Volcano-shaped lateral line sensory organ located in characteristic positions within the skin epithelium and containing hair cells and their support elements. [ http://zfin.org/ZDB-PUB-961014-576 ]

Synonyms: neuromaste superficiel@fr neuromasts neuromast organ cyatocïde@fr lateral line neuromast

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
  • TAO:0000243
  • EFO:0003513
  • ZFA:0000243
  • AAO:0001004
Subsets

efo_slim

plural term
neuromasts [ ZFA:0000243 ]

axiom lost from external ontology

relationship loss: part_of lateral line receptor organ (AAO:0001001)[AAO]

relationship loss: subclass lateral line receptor (AAO:0010705)[AAO]

external definition

Type of mechanoreceptive organ of the lateral line which are arranged in lines on the body surface. These organs are constituted by hair cells and supporting cells and it is located in the epidermis with its hair cells exposed to the surface. Absent in some caecilians. These receptors receive afferent and efferent innervations.[AAO]

Volcano-shaped lateral line sensory organ located in characteristic positions within the skin epithelium and containing hair cells and their support elements. Kimmel et al, 1995. (Also see Anatomical Atlas entry for lateral line by T. Whitfield.)[TAO]

has broad synonym

lateral line organ

id

UBERON:0008904