Term: telencephalon neuron
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Name: telencephalon
Synonyms:
Definition: The anterior and dorsal forebrain neuromere. In ray-finned fishes and most pronounced in teleosts the roof plate of the embryonic telencephalon extends laterally with the effect that the paired alar plates forming the hemispheric walls roll out lateroventrally in a process called eversion. This is unlike the development in other vertebrate groups. From Neuroanatomy of the Zebrafish Brain.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000079]
Name: neuron
Synonyms: ZFA:0000134
Definition: The basic cellular unit of nervous tissue. Each neuron consists of a body, an axon, and dendrites. Their purpose is to receive, conduct, and transmit impulses in the nervous system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009248]