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Term: statoacoustic (VIII) ganglion afferent neuron
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Name: statoacoustic (VIII) ganglion
Synonyms: auditory ganglion, gVIII, octaval ganglion, sag, statoacoustic ganglia
Definition: The sensory ganglion of the ear. (See Anatomical Atlas entry for statoacoustic ganglion by T. Whitfield.)
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000588]
Name: afferent neuron
Synonyms: input neuron
Definition: A neuron which conveys sensory information centrally from the periphery.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009238]