Term: interrenal gland sympathetic neuron
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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: sympathetic neuron
Definition: Sympathetic neurons are part of the sympathetic nervous system and are primarily adrenergic producing the neurotransmitter noradrenalin along with other neuropeptides.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005777]