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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
actin filament bundle of actin-based cell projection +  
filopodium +   
microvillus +   
Thin cylindrical membrane-covered projections on the surface of an animal cell containing a core bundle of actin filaments. Present in especially large numbers on the absorptive surface of intestinal cells.
stereocilium +   

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: microvilli
Xrefs: NIF_Subcellular:sao671419673 ;   Wikipedia:Microvillus
Definition Sources: ISBN:0815316194

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