Term: retinal ganglion cell axon
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Name: retinal ganglion cell
Synonyms: gangliocyte, RGC
Definition: The set of neurons that receives neural inputs via bipolar, horizontal and amacrine cells. The axons of these cells make up the optic nerve.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009310]
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