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photoreceptor connecting cilium (GO:0032391)
Annotations: Rat: (47) Mouse: (48) Human: (44) Chinchilla: (40) Bonobo: (44) Dog: (25) Squirrel: (41) Pig: (29)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
central cylinder 
ciliary necklace 
MKS complex  
NPHP complex 
photoreceptor connecting cilium +   
The portion of the photoreceptor cell cilium linking the photoreceptor inner and outer segments. It's considered to be equivalent to the ciliary transition zone.
photoreceptor outer segment +   
Y-shaped link 

Related Synonyms: photoreceptor cilium
Definition Sources: GOC:cilia, PMID:15917207, PMID:22653444, PMID:8718680

paths to the root


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