brain

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:

  brain


DEFINITON:

  The brain is the center of the nervous system in all vertebrate, and most invertebrate, animals. Some primitive animals such as jellyfish and starfish have a decentralized nervous system without a brain, while sponges lack any nervous system at all. In vertebrates, the brain is located in the head, protected by the skull and close to the primary sensory apparatus of vision, hearing, balance, taste, and smell.


TERM CITATIONS:

  

TERM ID:

  PLANA:0007537


ABOUT THIS TERM:

  brain "is a" organ

  brain "contained in" ventral compartment, anterior compartment and head

  brain "existence overlaps" juvenile, asexual adult, sexually mature adult, Stage 8 and Stage 7

  brain "part of" central nervous system


  ganglion and brain commissure "is a" brain


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