OBO ID: ZFA:0000440
Term Name: superior raphe nucleus Search Ontology:
Synonyms: anterior raphe nucleus, dorsal raphe nucleus
Definition: Hindbrain nucleus that is located in ventral rhombomeres 1-3 and gives rise to ascending fibers innervating most areas of the brain. Early in development, both the superior raphe nucleus emits rostrally and caudally directed projections. However, in the adult, the long projections of superior raphe nucleus restricted to anterior. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0000440
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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