Term: optic tectum neuron projection development
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Name: optic tectum
Synonyms: dorsal midbrain, mesencephalic tectum, tectal lobe, tectum, tectum opticum
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that is the dorsal part of the midbrain and develops from the alar plate and is the most complex layered structure in the zebrafish brain.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000445]
Name: neuron projection development
Synonyms: neurite biosynthesis, neurite development, neurite formation, neurite growth, neurite outgrowth
Definition: The process whose specific outcome is the progression of a neuron projection over time, from its formation to the mature structure. A neuron projection is any process extending from a neural cell, such as axons or dendrites (collectively called neurites).
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0031175]   QuickGO   AmiGO