gland 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:

  gland cell


DEFINITON:

  Specialized insunk epithelial cells located in the mesenchyme that participate in mucus secretion. They are characterized by elongated cell bodies with long cytoplasmic projections that terminate between, or penetrate directly through epithelial cells and form a secretory pore at the surface.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  PMID:20865784


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000485


ABOUT THIS TERM:

  gland cell "is a" epithelial cell

  gland cell "existence overlaps" juvenile, asexual adult and sexually mature adult


  basophilic gland cell and acidophilic gland cell "is a" gland cell


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