Class: Tanycyte

•owl:Thing
        •bfo:Entity
                •snap:Continuant
                        •snap:IndependentContinuant
                                •snap:Object
                                        •Cell
                                                •Epithelial_Cell
                                                        •Ventricular_Epithelial_Cell
                                                                •Tanycyte

Super Classes

location_CNS_PNS HAS CNS
Ventricular_Epithelial_Cell
has_Regional_Part ONLY Regional_Part_Of_Tanycyte

Disjoint Classes

Ependymal_Cell

Annotations

birn_annot:curationStatusuncurated
cell_ontology_IDCL:0000643
definitionSpecialized elongated ventricular ependymal cell that has processes that extend to the outer, or pial, surface of the CNS. Resemble spongioblasts seen in developing brain. Found in the adult brain in the third ventricle, cerebral aqueduct, spinal canal and floor of the fourth ventricle.
sao_IDsao1149261773
synonymStretch cells
umls_IDC0926518

Usage

Class Description/Definition (Necessary Conditions)

Alpha_Tanycyte, Beta_Tanycyte
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