Term: motor neuron collateral sprouting
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Name: motor neuron
Synonyms: motoneuron
Definition: An efferent neuron that passes from the central nervous system or a ganglion toward or to a muscle and conducts an impulse that causes movement.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009052]
Name: collateral sprouting
Synonyms: axon branching
Definition: The process in which outgrowths develop from the shafts of existing axons.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0048668]   QuickGO   AmiGO