Term: cranial nerve V branchiomotor neuron axon guidance
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Name: cranial nerve V
Synonyms: CN-V, trigeminal nerve
Definition: Cranial nerve which exits the medulla oblongata and carries both sensory and motor axons to and from the facial region. The root is typically found at rhombomere 2.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000697]
Name: branchiomotor neuron axon guidance
Synonyms: BMN axon guidance, branchial motor axon guidance, special visceral motor neuron axon guidance
Definition: The process in which a branchiomotor neuron growth cone is directed to a specific target site. Branchiomotor neurons are located in the hindbrain and innervate branchial arch-derived muscles that control jaw movements, facial expression, the larynx, and the pharynx.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0021785]   QuickGO   AmiGO