nerve plexus

The Planarian Anatomoy Ontology (PLANA) is a collection of terms curated from the literature and other organism anatomy ontologies to describe anatomical features, life cycle stages and developmental processes in the regenerative flatworm Schmidtea mediterranea. The latest version of the PLANA Ontology is available through the Open Biological and Biomedical Ontology Foundry (OBO) . PLANA Ontology terms are searchable at the EMBL-EBI Ontology Lookup Service (OLS) and the PLANA Ontology Terms Page.

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Planarian Anatomy Ontology Term Overview


NAME:

  nerve plexus


DEFINITON:

  Anatomical junction where subdivisions of two or more neural trees interconnect with one another to form a network through which nerve fibers of the constituent nerve trees become regrouped; together with other nerve plexuses, nerves and ganglia, it constitutes the peripheral nervous system. Examples: cervical nerve plexus, brachial nerve plexus, sacral nerve plexus[FMA].


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TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000492


ABOUT THIS TERM:

  nerve plexus "is a" definitive tissue

  nerve plexus "part of" peripheral nervous system


  ovary nerve plexus, testis nerve plexus, subepidermal nerve plexus, gastrodermal plexus and submuscular nerve plexus "is a" nerve plexus


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