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Term: hypothalamus neural precursor cell proliferation
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
Synonyms:
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: neural precursor cell proliferation
Synonyms:
Definition: The multiplication or reproduction of neural precursor cells, resulting in the expansion of a cell population. A neural precursor cell is either a nervous system stem cell or a nervous system progenitor cell.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0061351]   QuickGO   AmiGO