anchor 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:

  anchor cell


DEFINITON:

  Specialized epithelial cell located along the dorsoventral margin that surrounds the viscid and releasing gland cells.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  :OCLC:16809160 PMID: 20865784


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0007539


ABOUT THIS TERM:

  anchor cell "is a" acidophilic gland cell

  anchor cell "contained in" tail, epidermal compartment, posterior compartment, copulatory region, dorsoventral margin, parapharyngeal region, anterior compartment, neck and head

  anchor cell "part of" adhesion gland


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