Term: trigeminal ganglion axon arborization
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Name: trigeminal ganglion
Synonyms: 5th ganglion, fifth ganglion, gV, trigeminal ganglia
Definition: A prominent collection of touch-sensory neurons of the trigeminal or fifth cranial nerve, positioned beside the brain between the eye and the ear.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000295]
Name: axon arborization
Synonyms:
Definition: The process in which the terminal anatomical structures of an axon are generated and organized into branches of specialised projections, or boutons. An axon is the long process of a neuron that conducts nerve impulses, usually away from the cell body to the terminal branches.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0140060]   QuickGO   AmiGO