Term: Rohon-Beard neuron cell body
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Name: Rohon-Beard neuron
Synonyms: RB neuron, Rohon-Beard cell, Rohon-Beard neurons, ZFA:0000002
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: 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