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Term: parapineal organ neuron
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: 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
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]