OBO ID: ZFA:0005146
Term Name: area postrema Search Ontology:
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Definition: An area of medulla oblongata, outside the blood-brain barrier. The apical terminals of the neurons are, in a strategic location either to monitor the chemical constitution of the plasma or to release neurogenic substances into the general circulation. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0005146
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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