name: ciliary rootlet
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def: "A cytoskeleton-like structure, originating from the basal body at the proximal end of a cilium, and extending proximally toward the cell nucleus. Rootlets are typically 80-100 nm in diameter and contain cross striae distributed at regular intervals of approximately 55-70 nm." [GOC:cilia, PMID:12427867]
synonym: "cilial rootlet" EXACT 
synonym: "cilium rootlet" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0110165 ! cellular anatomical entity
relationship: part_of: GO:0005856 ! cytoskeleton
relationship: part_of: GO:0005929 ! cilium
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