[ster-ee-uh-sil-ee-uh m, steer-] /ˌstɛr i əˈsɪl i əm, ˌstɪər-/
noun, plural stereocilia
[ster-ee-uh-sil-ee-uh, steer-] /ˌstɛr i əˈsɪl i ə, ˌstɪər-/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
any of the long, flexible microvilli that superficially resemble cilia and occur as a brush border or series of tufts on the surface of various epithelial tissues.


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