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Term: trigeminal ganglion neuron
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
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: neuron
Synonyms:
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]