Term: MiP motor neuron axon
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Name: MiP motor neuron
Synonyms: middle primary motoneuron
Definition: A primary motor neuron that is part of the spinal cord. The axon turns caudally and dorsally, coursing between the surface of the spinal cord and the medial surface of the axial muscles to the dorsal median septum. The MiP axon then extends dorsally to the surface of the muscle, where it turns to arborize ventrally over the lateral surface of the axial muscle.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005179]
Name: axon
Synonyms:
Definition: The long process of a neuron that conducts nerve impulses, usually away from the cell body to the terminals and varicosities, which are sites of storage and release of neurotransmitter.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030424]   QuickGO   AmiGO