Term: motor neuron cell body
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Name: motor neuron
Synonyms: motoneuron
Definition: An efferent neuron that passes from the central nervous system or a ganglion toward or to a muscle and conducts an impulse that causes movement.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009052]
Name: cell body
Synonyms: cell soma
Definition: The portion of a cell bearing surface projections such as axons, dendrites, cilia, or flagella that includes the nucleus, but excludes all cell projections.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0044297]   QuickGO   AmiGO