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Anatomy Term: neuron
XAO ID: 0003023
Synonyms: nerve cell
Definition: "Cell that is the basic unit of nervous tissue, each consisting of a body, an axon, and dendrites, and the purpose of which is to receive, conduct, and transmit impulses in the nervous system."
Stage Range: NF stage 15 to death
Marker Genes: ebf2
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
migrating neuroblast NF stage 15 to NF stage 45
Develops Into:
Parent(s): migrating neuroblast


Parent(s): cell (is_a) nervous system (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY