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|Term:||hypothalamus hypocretin-secreting neuron|
|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.|
|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]|
|Synonyms:||orexin secreting neuron|
|Definition:||A neuron that releases hypocretin as a neurotransmitter.|
|Ontology:||Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005778]|