mechanoreceptor cell

The Planarian Anatomoy Ontology (PLANA) is a collection of terms curated from the literature and other organism anatomy ontologies to describe anatomical features, life cycle stages and developmental processes in the regenerative flatworm Schmidtea mediterranea. The latest version of the PLANA Ontology is available through the Open Biological and Biomedical Ontology Foundry (OBO) . PLANA Ontology terms are searchable at the EMBL-EBI Ontology Lookup Service (OLS) and the PLANA Ontology Terms Page.

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Planarian Anatomy Ontology Term Overview


NAME:

  mechanoreceptor cell


DEFINITON:

  A cell specialized to transduce mechanical stimuli and relay that information centrally in the nervous system.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  :PMID: 7466176 PMID: 18202849


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000133


ABOUT THIS TERM:

  mechanoreceptor cell "is a" sensory neuron


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