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Term: brainstem and spinal white matter axon
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: brainstem and spinal white matter
Synonyms: brain stem and spinal tract/commissure, brain stem/spinal tracts and commissures
Definition: CNS white matter that is part of the brain stem or spinal cord.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000318]
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