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Term: cranial nerve IX axon
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Name: cranial nerve IX
Synonyms: CN-IX, glossopharyngeal nerve, nervus glossopharyngeus
Definition: Cranial nerve that innervates gill muscles.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000668]
Name: axon
Definition: The long process of a neuron that conducts nerve impulses, usually away from the cell body to the terminals and varicosities, which are sites of storage and release of neurotransmitter.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030424]   QuickGO   AmiGO