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Small tentacle-like structure surrounding the mouth; they act as sensory devices and as a filter for the water passing into the body [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lancelet#Physical_features ]

Synonyms: buccal cirrus oral cirri buccal cirri oral cilia buccal tentacle buccal cilia oral tentacle

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Term information

plural term
buccal cilia

plural term
oral cilia

plural term
buccal cirri

plural term
oral cirri

curator notes

this class groups a chordate (branchiostome) and lophotrochozoan (brachiopod) structure; these should probably be split

has narrow synonym

lophophore tentacle

has related synonym

buccal cillium

oral cillium

id

UBERON:0012473

present in taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_7737

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_7568

Term relations