stereocilium
A nonmotile long microvillus. [stereo- + L. cilium, eyelid]

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ste·reo·cil·i·um -'sil-ē-əm n, pl -cil·ia -ē-ə a specialized microvillus that superficially resembles a cilium and projects from the surface of certain cells (as the auditory hair cells and the superficial epithelial cells of the epididymis) see KINOCILIUM

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