Term: optic tectum transmission of nerve impulse
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Name: optic tectum
Synonyms: dorsal midbrain, mesencephalic tectum, tectal lobe, tectum, tectum opticum
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that is the dorsal part of the midbrain and develops from the alar plate and is the most complex layered structure in the zebrafish brain.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000445]
Name: transmission of nerve impulse
Synonyms: conduction of nerve impulse, signal transmission along a neuron
Definition: The neurological system process in which a signal is transmitted through the nervous system by a combination of action potential propagation and synaptic transmission.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0019226]   QuickGO   AmiGO