Term: cranial nerve II neuron projection
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Name: cranial nerve II
Synonyms: CN-II, optic, optic nerve
Definition: Cranial nerve which is comprised of retinal ganglion cell axons running posterior medially towards the optic chiasm, at which the axons cross the midline and after which the structure is termed the optic tract.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000435]
Name: neuron projection
Synonyms: nerve fiber, neurite, neuron process, neuron protrusion, neuronal cell projection
Definition: A prolongation or process extending from a nerve cell, e.g. an axon or dendrite.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0043005]   QuickGO   AmiGO