Term: optic tectum neuron projection
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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
Synonyms: nerve fiber, neurite, neuron process, neuron protrusion, neuronal cell projection
Definition: A prolongation or process extending from a nerve cell, e.g. an axon or dendrite.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0043005]   QuickGO   AmiGO