NLM Logo

Stereocilia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Stereocilia
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.180.800
Unique ID
D059547
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059547
Scope Note
Mechanosensing organelles of hair cells which respond to fluid motion or fluid pressure changes. They have various functions in many different animals, but are primarily used in hearing.
Entry Term(s)
Stereocilium
Stereovilli
Previous Indexing
Cell Surface Extensions (1964-2011)
See Also
Hair Cells, Ampulla
Hair Cells, Auditory
Hair Cells, Auditory, Inner
Hair Cells, Auditory, Outer
Hair Cells, Vestibular
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Stereocilia Preferred
page delivered in 0.212s