Term: parapineal organ neuron fate specification
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Name: parapineal organ
Definition: An unpaired left-sided accessory organ which plays a role in establishing lateral brain left right asymmetry.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001360]
Name: neuron fate specification
Definition: The process in which a cell becomes capable of differentiating autonomously into a neuron in an environment that is neutral with respect to the developmental pathway. Upon specification, the cell fate can be reversed.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0048665]   QuickGO   AmiGO