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CROSS-SPECIES ANATOMY - ANNOTATIONS

The Basic subset of the UBERON integrated, cross-species anatomy ontology is downloaded weekly from http://berkeleybop.org/ontologies/uberon/basic.obo. For more information about this ontology see the "About" page on the UBERON website at http://uberon.github.io/about.html.

Term:myoepithelium
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Accession:UBERON:0000420 term browser browse the term
Definition:An epithelium consisting of myopethelial cells, which are contractile cells resembling smooth muscle cells that are present in glands, notably the mammary gland, and aid in secretion. This cell has long weaving dendritic processes containing myofilament[CL].
Synonyms:exact_synonym: myo-epithelium
 related_synonym: myoepitheliocytus
 xref: BTO:0002308;   FMA:67805;   Wikipedia:Myoepithelial_cell



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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            tissue 0
              epithelium 0
                atypical epithelium 0
                  myoepithelium 0
                    mammary gland myoepithelium 0
                    parotid gland myoepithelium 0
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Term Annotations click to browse term
  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            multicellular organism 0
              tissue 0
                epithelium 0
                  atypical epithelium 0
                    myoepithelium 0
                      mammary gland myoepithelium 0
                      parotid gland myoepithelium 0
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