Term: raphe nucleus serotonergic neuron
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Name: raphe nucleus
Synonyms: median raphe nucleus
Definition: Ventral hindbrain nuclei just caudal to the interpeduncular nucleus.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001429]
Name: serotonergic neuron
Synonyms: 5-HT neuron, 5-hydroxytryptamine neuron, serotinergic neuron, serotinergic neurons
Definition: A neuron that releases serotonin as a neurotransmitter.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009361]