Term: corpus cerebelli presynaptic active zone
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Name: corpus cerebelli
Synonyms: cerebellar corpus, corpus cerebelli granular layer, corpus cerebellum
Definition: Brain structure which is one of three parts of the cerebellum and is the entry point for a posterior cerebellar tract that carries cerebellar afferents from many brain stem nuclei. From Neuroanatomy of the Zebrafish Brain.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000188]
Name: presynaptic active zone
Synonyms: pre-synaptic active zone, pre-synaptic active zone component, presynaptic specialization
Definition: A specialized region of the plasma membrane and cell cortex of a presynaptic neuron; encompasses a region of the plasma membrane where synaptic vesicles dock and fuse, and a specialized cortical cytoskeletal matrix.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0048786]   QuickGO   AmiGO