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Category:GO:0000331 ! contractile vacuole

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DAG for GO:0000331id: GO:0000331

name: contractile vacuole
namespace: cellular_component
def: "A specialized vacuole of eukaryotic cells, especially Protozoa, that fills with water from the cytoplasm and then discharges this externally by the opening of contractile vacuole pores. One of its functions is osmoregulatory." [GOC:jl, PMID:10503189, PMID:23890380]
synonym: "central bladder" RELATED [PMID:23890380]
synonym: "central vacuole" RELATED [PMID:23890380]
xref: Wikipedia:Contractile_vacuole
is_a: GO:0005773 ! vacuole
is_a: GO:0031410 ! cytoplasmic vesicle
relationship: part_of: GO:0062159 ! contractile vacuole complex

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0000331</GOterm>
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