Term: cranial nerve V axon
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Name: cranial nerve V
Synonyms: CN-V, trigeminal nerve
Definition: Cranial nerve which exits the medulla oblongata and carries both sensory and motor axons to and from the facial region. The root is typically found at rhombomere 2.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000697]
Name: axon
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