Term: cranial nerve VII efferent neuron
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Name: cranial nerve VII
Synonyms: CN-VII, facial nerve, nervus facialis
Definition: Cranial nerve where motor axons innervate muscles derived from the second branchial arch. The motor neurons are generated in rhombomere 4.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000664]
Name: efferent neuron
Synonyms: output neuron
Definition: A neuron which sends impulses peripherally to activate muscles or secretory cells.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009239]