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Term: stratum marginale dendrite
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: stratum marginale
Synonyms: strata marginale, stratum fibrosum marginale
Definition: Dorsalmost layer of the tectal neuropile that does not receive direct retinal inputs, receives axonal projections from the torus longitudinalis.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001348]
Name: dendrite
Synonyms:
Definition: A neuron projection that has a short, tapering, morphology. Dendrites receive and integrate signals from other neurons or from sensory stimuli, and conduct nerve impulses towards the axon or the cell body. In most neurons, the impulse is conveyed from dendrites to axon via the cell body, but in some types of unipolar neuron, the impulse does not travel via the cell body.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030425]   QuickGO   AmiGO