Term: Rohon-Beard neuron neuron projection
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Name: Rohon-Beard neuron
Synonyms: RB neuron, Rohon-Beard cell, Rohon-Beard neurons
Definition: Primary sensory neurons with cell bodies located in the dorsal spinal cord, that innervate the integument of the trunk and tail at early larval stages. The cutaneous axons of Rohon-Beard neurons display a broad spectrum of peripheral axon branching patterns. Most Rohon-Beard neurons undergo apoptosis by 5dpf.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009150]
Name: neuron projection
Synonyms: nerve fiber, neurite, neuron process, neuron protrusion, neuronal cell projection
Definition: A prolongation or process extending from a nerve cell, e.g. an axon or dendrite.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0043005]   QuickGO   AmiGO