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kinocilium

 [ki″no-sil´e-um] (pl. kinocil´ia)
a motile, protoplasmic filament on the free surface of a cell.

kin·o·cil·i·um

(kin'ō-sil'ē-ŭm),
A cilium, usually motile, having nine peripheral double microtubules and two single central ones.
[kino- + cilium]

kinocilium

/ki·no·cil·i·um/ (ki″no-sil´e-um) pl. kinocil´ia   a motile, protoplasmic filament on the free surface of a cell.
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Kinocilia and stereocilia on hair cells of the macula utriculi.

kin·o·cil·i·um

(kin'ō-sil'ē-ŭm)
A cilium, usually motile, having nine peripheral double microtubules and two single central ones.

kinocilium

pl. kinocilia; a motile, protoplasmic filament on the free surface of a cell.
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To visualize hair cells in the squid statocyst, we chose an antibody directed against acetylated alpha tubulin since acetylation is a common post-translational modification in stable microtubules, which make up kinocilia, and this antigen recognizes alpha tubulin in many species (Steyger et al.
Kinocilia of cells in the macula statica princeps were arranged in a semicircular pattern radiating from a dorsal midpoint.
As neomycin exposure concentrations increased, damaged and missing kinocilia were often observed (Figs.
The polarity of each cell was analyzed in those neuromasts in which each kinocilia and stereocilia could be clearly identified.