lateral branch

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NAME:

  lateral branch


DEFINITON:

  Nerve branches that extend from the lateral side of each cephalic ganglia lobe. Each lobe has nine lateral branches which terminate in sensory organs. Evidence suggests they play a role in chemosensation.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  PMID:12128224, PMID:4452894, PMID:27612384, PMID:18466009, PMID:9493832


TERM CITATIONS:


TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000461


ABOUT THIS TERM:

lateral branch

  ↳is a material entity and tissue

  ↳contained in ventral region of the whole animal, head region and anterior region of the whole animal

  ↳existence overlaps juvenile, asexual adult and adult hermaphrodite

  ↳part of cephalic ganglia


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