OBO ID: GO:0033563
Term Name: dorsal/ventral axon guidance Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • dorsal-ventral axon guidance
  • dorsal/ventral axon pathfinding
  • dorsoventral axon guidance
Definition: The process in which the migration of an axon growth cone is directed to a specific target site along the dorsal-ventral body axis in response to a combination of attractive and repulsive cues. The dorsal/ventral axis is defined by a line that runs orthogonal to both the anterior/posterior and left/right axes. The dorsal end is defined by the upper or back side of an organism. The ventral end is defined by the lower or front side of an organism.
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