OBO ID: ZFA:0000693
Term Name: tangential nucleus Search Ontology:
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Definition: The tangential nucleus is located in rhombomere 5 and receives a dense utricular input. Tangential nucleus neurons project contralaterally to extraocular motoneurons and to multiple sites within the reticulospinal complex; unlike other classes of vestibular neuron, they modulate their firing in response to static head displacements. (2)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0000693
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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