Term: cerebellum axon
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Name: cerebellum
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Definition: Brain structure derived from the anterior hindbrain, and perhaps including posterior midbrain. The cerebellum plays a role in somatic motor function, the control of muscle tone, and balance. In zebrafish, with the exception of the cerebellum, the ventral remainder of the metencephalon can be separated only arbitrarily from the more caudal myelencephalic portion of the medulla oblongata and thus these are not distinguished here.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000100]
Name: axon
Synonyms:
Definition: The long process of a neuron that conducts nerve impulses, usually away from the cell body to the terminals and varicosities, which are sites of storage and release of neurotransmitter.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030424]   QuickGO   AmiGO