header logo image header logo text
Downloads Login
Research
General Information
ZIRC
Term: pretectum dopaminergic 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: pretectum
Synonyms:
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that is the dorsal part of the diencephalon, caudal to the telencephalon, rostral to the midbrain optic tectum; the major sensory input to the pretectum is visual. From The Laboratory Fish.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000418]
Name: dopaminergic neuron
Synonyms: dopaminergic neurons
Definition: A neuron that releases dopamine as a neurotransmitter.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009301]