anchor cell

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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


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TERM ID:

  PLANA:0007539


ABOUT THIS TERM:

anchor cell

  ↳is a acidophilic gland cell and material entity

  ↳contained in tail region, copulatory region, dorsal ventral margin of the whole animal, posterior region of the whole animal, parapharyngeal region, prepharyngeal region, head region and anterior region of the whole animal

  ↳existence overlaps juvenile, asexual adult and adult hermaphrodite

  ↳part of adhesion gland


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