Term: cerebellovestibular tract axon
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Name: cerebellovestibular tract
Synonyms: caudal cerebellar tract, caudal cerebellar tracts, cerebellovestibular tracts
Definition: Cerebellar tract that consists of efferent fibers from the Purkinje cells to the neurons of the vestibular nuclei in the hindbrain. The cerebellovestibular tracts are involved in precise motor controls, such as the vestibulo-ocular reflex.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000174]
Name: axon
Synonyms:
Definition: The long process of a neuron that conducts nerve impulses, usually away from the cell body to the terminals and varicosities, which are sites of storage and release of neurotransmitter.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030424]   QuickGO   AmiGO