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GO_term: GO:0000331   

GO:0000331DefinitionA specialized vacuole of eukaryotic cells, especially Protozoa, that fills with water from the cytoplasm and then discharges this externally by the opening of a permanent narrow neck. Its function is probably osmoregulatory.
Termcontractile vacuole
TypeCellular_component
ChildComponentGO:0031164
ParentInstance_ofGO:0005773
Attributes_of Index Ancestor (22)
Descendent GO:0000331
GO:0031164
GO:0031311
GO:0031165