Term: cranial nerve II axolemma
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Name: cranial nerve II
Synonyms: CN-II, optic, optic nerve
Definition: Cranial nerve which is comprised of retinal ganglion cell axons running posterior medially towards the optic chiasm, at which the axons cross the midline and after which the structure is termed the optic tract.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000435]
Name: axolemma
Synonyms: axonal membrane
Definition: The portion of the plasma membrane surrounding an axon; it is a specialized trilaminar random mosaic of protein molecules floating within a fluid matrix of highly mobile phospholipid molecules, 7-8 nm in thickness.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0030673]   QuickGO   AmiGO