Term: retinal ganglion cell dendrite
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Name: retinal ganglion cell
Synonyms: gangliocyte, RGC
Definition: The set of neurons that receives neural inputs via bipolar, horizontal and amacrine cells. The axons of these cells make up the optic nerve.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009310]
Name: dendrite
Synonyms:
Definition: A neuron projection that has a short, tapering, morphology. Dendrites receive and integrate signals from other neurons or from sensory stimuli, and conduct nerve impulses towards the axon or the cell body. In most neurons, the impulse is conveyed from dendrites to axon via the cell body, but in some types of unipolar neuron, the impulse does not travel via the cell body.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030425]   QuickGO   AmiGO