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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(3.) Ohaga H, Suziki t, Fuzi Vara H, Furtani A, Kogah, a case of immotile cilia syndrome accompanied by retinitis pigmentosa.
How useful is the ultra-structural study of the cilia of the respiratory tract in the diagnosis of the immotile cilia syndrome? Schweiz Med Wochenschr.
PCD also called immotile cilia syndrome is characterised by congenital abnormalities of ciliary function and structure [3, 4].