Term: optic tectum anterograde trans-synaptic signaling
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Name: optic tectum
Synonyms: dorsal midbrain, mesencephalic tectum, tectal lobe, tectum, tectum opticum
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that is the dorsal part of the midbrain and develops from the alar plate and is the most complex layered structure in the zebrafish brain.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000445]
Name: anterograde trans-synaptic signaling
Definition: Cell-cell signaling from pre to post-synapse, across the synaptic cleft.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0098916]   QuickGO   AmiGO