Term: interrenal gland neuron apoptotic process
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Name: interrenal gland
Definition: An bilobed multi-tissue structure lateral to the notochord composed of an epithelium consisting of steroid producing cells interposed with chromaffin cells. The interrenal gland is embedded within the head kidney. The interrenal gland is the zebrafish functional equivalent of the mammalian adrenal cortex.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001345]
Name: neuron apoptotic process
Synonyms: apoptosis of neuronal cells, apoptosis of neurons, neuron apoptosis, neuron programmed cell death by apoptosis, neuronal cell apoptosis, neuronal cell programmed cell death by apoptosis, programmed cell death of neuronal cells by apoptosis, programmed cell death of neurons by apoptosis, programmed cell death, neuronal cells, programmed cell death, neurons
Definition: Any apoptotic process in a neuron, the basic cellular unit of nervous tissue. Each neuron consists of a body, an axon, and dendrites. Their purpose is to receive, conduct, and transmit impulses in the nervous system.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0051402]   QuickGO   AmiGO