Term: Rohon-Beard neuron axon development
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Name: Rohon-Beard neuron
Synonyms: RB neuron, Rohon-Beard cell, Rohon-Beard neurons
Definition: Primary sensory neurons with cell bodies located in the dorsal spinal cord, that innervate the integument of the trunk and tail at early larval stages. The cutaneous axons of Rohon-Beard neurons display a broad spectrum of peripheral axon branching patterns. Most Rohon-Beard neurons undergo apoptosis by 5dpf.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009150]
Name: axon development
Synonyms:
Definition: The progression of an axon over time. Covers axonogenesis (de novo generation of an axon) and axon regeneration (regrowth), as well as processes pertaining to the progression of the axon over time (fasciculation and defasciculation).
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0061564]   QuickGO   AmiGO