Term: habenula neuron
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Name: habenula
Synonyms: habenulae, habenular nucleus
Definition: The habenula relays impulses from limbic areas of the telencephalon to an unpaired midbrain nucleus, the interpeduncular nucleus.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000213]
Name: neuron
Synonyms: ZFA:0000134
Definition: The basic cellular unit of nervous tissue. Each neuron consists of a body, an axon, and dendrites. Their purpose is to receive, conduct, and transmit impulses in the nervous system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009248]