cilia

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Related to immotile cilia syndrome: Reactive airway disease, ciliary dyskinesia

cilia

[′sil·ē·ə]
(anatomy)
Eyelashes.
(cell and molecular biology)
Relatively short, centriole-based, hairlike processes on certain anatomical cells and motile organisms.
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Ohaga H, Suziki t, Fuzi Vara H, Furtani A, Kogah, a case of immotile cilia syndrome accompanied by retinitis pigmentosa.
Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD), also known as Immotile Cilia Syndrome, is a rare disease characterized by alteration of structure and function of cilia at the surface of respiratory epithelial cells and of the sperm tail.