stereocilium


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ster·e·o·cil·i·um

, pl.

ster·e·o·cil·i·a

(ster'ē-ō-sil'ē-ŭm, -ă),
A nonmotile long microvillus.
[stereo- + L. cilium, eyelid]

stereocilia

(stĕr″ē-ō-sĭl′ē-ă) stereocilium
Microvilli on the free surfaces of cells lining the ductus epididymis and ductus deferens, and of the hair cells of the receptors of the inner ear.

stereocilium

nonmotile, branched, long cellular processes of the nature of long microvilli.