Term: cranial nerve II anterograde trans-synaptic signaling
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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: anterograde trans-synaptic signaling
Synonyms:
Definition: Cell-cell signaling from pre to post-synapse, across the synaptic cleft.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0098916]   QuickGO   AmiGO