Term: medulla oblongata transmission of nerve impulse
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Name: medulla oblongata
Definition: Brain structure that is located ventrocaudal to the cerebellum and just anterior to the spinal cord and contains the sensory and motor nuclei of six cranial nerves. In zebrafish, with the exception of the cerebellum, the ventral remainder of the metencephalon can be separated only arbitrarily from the more caudal myelencephalic portion of the medulla oblongata.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000545]
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