Term: valvula cerebelli neuron
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Name: valvula cerebelli
Synonyms: valvula, valvula cerebellum
Definition: Brain structure which is caudally attached to the rostral medulla oblongata and extends into the tectal ventricle. The valvula cerebelli consists of a granular and a molecular layer along with aggregations of large Purkinje and eurydendroid cells and is uniquely present in ray-finned fishes. From Neuroanatomy of the Zebrafish Brain.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000603]
Name: neuron
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]