name: epithelial cilium movement involved in extracellular fluid movement
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def: "The directed, self-propelled movement of cilia of epithelial cells. Depending on the type of cell, there may be one or many cilia per cell. This movement is usually coordinated between many epithelial cells, and serves to move extracellular fluid." [GOC:dph, GOC:krc]
synonym: "cilium movement involved in fluid flow" RELATED [GOC:cilia]
synonym: "epithelial cilium beating" RELATED [GOC:ascb_2009, GOC:dph, GOC:tb]
is_a: GO:0003341 ! cilium movement
is_a: GO:0006858 ! extracellular transport
is_a: GO:0099111 ! microtubule-based transport
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