OBO ID: ZFA:0000641
Term Name: cranial nerve Search Ontology:
Synonyms: cranial nerves
Definition: Twelve pairs of cranial nerves exit/enter the cranium through openings in the skull. The nerves contain efferent axons with motor and glandular functions, as well as afferent axons from cranial ganglia with sensory functions. The nerves are numbered in a rostral to caudal sequence, with the exception of the lateral line nerves.
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0000641
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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