Term: posterior lateral line nerve myelinating Schwann cell
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Name: posterior lateral line nerve
Synonyms: caudal lateral line nerve
Definition: Cranial nerve which enters the brain between cranial nerves VIII and IX; contains afferents and sensory efferents to the posterior lateral line ganglion and middle ganglion. Fibers from the posterior lateral line ganglion innervate the occipital dorsal lateral line and trunk lateral lines.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000175]
Name: myelinating Schwann cell
Synonyms: Schwann cells
Definition: A neuroglial cell of the peripheral nervous system which forms the insulating myelin sheaths of peripheral axons.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009135]