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Term: posterior lateral line ganglion glial cell
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Name: posterior lateral line ganglion
Synonyms: pLLg, posterior lateral line ganglia
Definition: The posterior lateral line ganglion develops from a cranial ectodermal placode and contains sensory neurons that innervate the posterior lateral line system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001314]
Name: glial cell
Synonyms: neuroglia
Definition: A non-neuronal cell of the nervous system. They not only provide physical support, but also respond to injury, regulate the ionic and chemical composition of the extracellular milieu. Guide neuronal migration during development, and exchange metabolites with neurons.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009073]