Term: diencephalon neuron
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Name: diencephalon
Synonyms:
Definition: The more posterior and ventral of two forebrain neuromeres, the other being the telencephalon; major derivatives are the eye cups, the brain pretectal region, the thalamus, hypothalamus, and epithalamus (including the habenula and epiphysis).
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000101]
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]