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name: pilus part
def: "Any constituent part of a pilus, a proteinaceous hair-like appendage on the surface of bacteria ranging from 2-8 nm in diameter." [GOC:pamgo_curators]
comment: Note that this term is in the subset of terms that should not be used for direct gene product annotation. Instead, select a child term or, if no appropriate child term exists, please request a new term. Direct annotations to this term may be amended during annotation QC.
synonym: "fimbrial part" EXACT 
synonym: "fimbrium component" EXACT 
synonym: "pilus component" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0044446 ! intracellular organelle part
is_a: GO:0044463 ! cell projection part
relationship: part_of: GO:0009289 ! pilus
intersection_of: GO:0005575 ! cellular_component
intersection_of: part_of GO:0009289 ! pilus
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