Term: enteric nervous system neuron
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Name: enteric nervous system
Definition: Nervous system that is involved primarily with the internal regulation of the gustatory processes. In most vertebrates the enteric neurons form two layers of ganglionic plexuses located along the entire length of the gastrointestinal tract.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001155]
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]