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Accession
GO:0097225
Name
sperm midpiece
Ontology
cellular_component
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Definition
The highly organized segment of the sperm flagellum which begins at the connecting piece and is characterized by the presence of 9 outer dense fibers (ODFs) that lie outside each of the 9 outer axonemal microtubule doublets and by a sheath of mitochondria that encloses the ODFs and the axoneme; the midpiece terminates about one-fourth of the way down the sperm flagellum at the annulus, which marks the beginning of the principal piece. Source: GOC:cjm, MP:0009831
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sperm midpiece [is_a relation] is_a  cellular anatomical entity (GO:0110165)
sperm midpiece [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  sperm flagellum (GO:0036126)

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