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Term: hypothalamus neurogenesis
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: hypothalamus
Definition: Multi-tissue structure which is the largest portion of diencephalon and is ventrally located. The hypothalamus arises near the end of the segmentation period and the embryonic hypothalamic region gives rise to the neurohypophysis and other diencephalic nuclei.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000032]
Name: neurogenesis
Synonyms: nervous system cell generation, neural cell differentiation
Definition: Generation of cells within the nervous system.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0022008]   QuickGO   AmiGO