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- noun A special type of
ciliumon the apexof hair cells, located in the sensory epitheliumof the vertebrate inner earand involved in the senses of movement and hearing.
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Hair cell deflections toward the kinocilium generate greater depolarizations than comparable deflections away from the kinocilium generate hyperpolarizations.