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Term: diencephalon dopaminergic 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.
Name: diencephalon
Synonyms:
Definition: The more posterior and ventral of two forebrain neuromeres, the other being the telencephalon; major derivatives are the eye cups, the brain pretectal region, the thalamus, hypothalamus, and epithalamus (including the habenula and epiphysis).
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000101]
Name: dopaminergic neuron
Synonyms: dopaminergic neurons
Definition: A neuron that releases dopamine as a neurotransmitter.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009301]